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"Great fire" on School Street in 1838 (Worcester, Mass.)
Title"Great fire" on School Street in 1838 (Worcester, Mass.)
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/worcester/2.jpg
SubjectWorcester (Mass.)-Fires and fire prevention-Pictorial works; Worcester (Mass.)-History-1783-1865-Pictorial works; Worcester (Mass.)-Streets-School St.; Great Fire, Worcester, Mass, 1838; Fires-Massachusetts-Worcester-19th century.
DescriptionImage depicts fire fighters with "engine" of the period fighting the fire. Rolls of hoses on wheeled carriages, wet "blankets" being placed on adjacent structures, residents throwing valuables from windows and general melee surrounding the fire.
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org/
Date1838
TypeImage
Formatimage/jpg
Languageen-us
RelationImage taken from unidentified book. In the collections of the Worcester Public Library, Worcester, Mass. http://www.worcpublib.org/
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