The Phineas Gage Case – How to Survive Iron Rod Through Skull

On September 13, 1848 25 year old American railroad construction foreman by the name of Phineas P. Gage and his group were blasting rock to prepare the roadbed for the Rutland & Burlington Railroad outside the town of Cavendish in Vermont, USA. Phineas Gage’s job was to compact blasting powder, sand and a fuse into … Continue reading “The Phineas Gage Case – How to Survive Iron Rod Through Skull”