Friday, April 23, 2021

April 23, 1902 - Fire at Webster, Mass. - It Was so Hot That it Made the River Boil

Mount Vernon, New York, USA

1910 - DRAWN UNDER CAR WHEELS - Suction of Swift Train Carries Bystander to His Death.
Special to The Washington Post

NEW YORK, April 22. - Walter A. Seymour, a Manhattan salesman, who lived near Mount Vernon, was killed by an electric train at the Mount Vernon station this... Read MORE...

The Washington Post -  Washington, D.C. -  April 23, 1910

Toy Electric Railway

The Carlisle & Finch Co.
Cincinnati, Ohio

Ladies' Home Journal
December 1898

Visit Cincinnati, Ohio, USA (Losanteville)!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Seven Men Including Deputy Chief Langford Overcome After Leaving Small Blaze.


Blaze at Which Men Were Prostrated Like Milwaukee Fire After Which Twelve Died.

Deputy...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  April 23, 1915

Danbury, Connecticut, USA

1896 - DANBURY'S FIRE. The Total Loss Inflicted Will Reach Fully $70,000.
Danbury, Conn., April 23. - The fire yesterday afternoon which destroyed Mackinzie & Sons' and Devenport & Von Gals' hat factories and George Taylor's tobacco store, near Taylor street, inflicted a... Read MORE...

North Adams Transcript -  North Adams, Massachusetts -  April 23, 1896

Webster, Massachusetts, USA

Wednesday, April 23, 1902 - Fire at Webster, Mass. - It Was so Hot That it Made the River Boil
Webster, Mass. April 23 - John D. Putnam's box factory, adjacent to French river, burned last night. A large section of the factory fell into the river and floated two miles wrapped in flames. The... Read MORE...

The Syracuse Journal -  Syracuse, New York -  April 23, 1902

 America - Did you know? According to a Kiowa Native American legend, Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming was created...Read MORE...

 Quebec - Did you know? 1840s - As American factories in New England offered good jobs, thousands of French Canadians...Read MORE... 2010/ 10/ eastern-townships.html
 Picture of the Day

Visit Manhattan, New York, USA (New York City) (New Amsterdam) (Washington Heights)!

Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.

Curb Market, Broad Street

Harderfold Red Star Brand Hygienic Underwear
Harderfold Fabric Company
Troy, N.Y.

Ladies' Home Journal
October 1898

Visit Troy, New York, USA!

Died April 23


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