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  1. KorbenDallas

    Poll | 1871: Chicago Fire Damaged Buildings. What caused these damages?

    Ran into a couple of interesting photographs depicting buildings damaged by the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. That is per the PTB, of course. The Great Chicago Fire was a conflagration that burned in the American city of Chicago during October 8–10, 1871. The fire killed approximately 300...
  2. KorbenDallas

    1871 Great Chicago Fire: one image, one question...

    Officially, the below carnage was caused by the Great 1871 Fire of Chicago. We have extensively talked about various related devastating urban fires before. At this point I simply wanted to ask one question: In your opinion, what mechanism (or mechanisms) of destruction could cause the...
  3. KorbenDallas

    Restoration of Maya ruins at the 1893 Columbian exposition

    What kind of materials do you think we are looking at here? This is allegedly the Mayan Exhibit built for the purposes of the 1893 Columbian Expo in Chicago. Image Description: Restoration of Maya ruins at the Columbian exposition. - [Replica of Mayan temple ruins in what is now Uxmal, Mexico...
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