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  1. The Great Boston Fire of 1872. The aftermath

    The Great Boston Fire of 1872. The aftermath

    The aftermath of the Great Boston Fire of 1872
  2. The Great Boston Fire of 1872. The aftermath

    The Great Boston Fire of 1872. The aftermath

    Aftermath of the Great Boston Fire of 1872
  3. Boston Fire of 1872. Washington Street

    Boston Fire of 1872. Washington Street

    After the Boston Fire, Washington Street. 1872. James Wallace Black.
  4. Boston Fire of 1872. City ruins after the fire

    Boston Fire of 1872. City ruins after the fire

    City ruins of Boston after the fire of 1872.
  5. Boston Fire of 1872. View from Washington & Bromfield

    Boston Fire of 1872. View from Washington & Bromfield

    Boston Fire from Washington & Bromfield panoramic by Whipple
  6. Boston Fire of 1872. Federal Street

    Boston Fire of 1872. Federal Street

    Hussey Wells & Co., Federal Street
  7. Boston Fire of 1872. South Side of Milk Street

    Boston Fire of 1872. South Side of Milk Street

    South Side of Milk Street - Looking Toward Washington
  8. Boston Fire of 1872. Devonshire Street to the Corner of Milk Street

    Boston Fire of 1872. Devonshire Street to the Corner of Milk Street

    Devonshire Street to the Corner of Milk Street
  9. Boston Fire of 1872. Federal Street, East side

    Boston Fire of 1872. Federal Street, East side

    Federal Street, East side
  10. Boston Fire of 1872. The Corner of Perkins and Pearl Streets

    Boston Fire of 1872. The Corner of Perkins and Pearl Streets

    The Corner of Perkins and Pearl Streets, Looking to Broad Street
  11. 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...
  12. Ruins of Lisbon in 1755. The Opera House.

    Ruins of Lisbon in 1755. The Opera House.

    Ruins of Lisbon as appeared immediately after the 1755 Earthquake and Fire.
  13. Ruins of Lisbon in 1755. The Church of St Nicholas.

    Ruins of Lisbon in 1755. The Church of St Nicholas.

    Ruins of Lisbon as appeared immediately after the 1755 Earthquake and Fire
  14. Ruins of Lisbon in 1755. Patriarchal Square.

    Ruins of Lisbon in 1755. Patriarchal Square.

    Ruins of Lisbon as appeared immediately after the 1755 Earthquake and Fire
  15. Ruins of Lisbon in 1755. Basilica de Santa Maria.

    Ruins of Lisbon in 1755. Basilica de Santa Maria.

    Ruins of Lisbon as appeared immediately after the 1755 Earthquake and Fire
  16. KorbenDallas

    1892 Pioneer Building in Seattle: how and when was it built?

    This is one of the most famous buildings in Seattle, and rightfully so. The structure is pretty stunning. The history of its construction has a bit of a mystery to it. Of course, this mystery is not exactly on the surface for everyone to see. One would have to actually investigate, to see the...
  17. KorbenDallas

    Lexington Courthouse. Destroyed by Fire in 1897

    The court house was completely burned, and in an hour nothing remained but walls.... Lexington, KY Fayette County Court House Fire, May 1897 Some things are simply not meant to be walked by. Here we have ruins of the Lexington Courthouse. It was allegedly destroyed by fire in 1897. The below...
  18. KorbenDallas

    Ghost Town - Singapore, Michigan: Fires of 1871 and Sand Dunes

    This sand buried town of Sigapore in Michigan paid a heavy price for assisting bigger cities to recover from the fires of 1871. I do not trust the official version, because supplying destroyed cities with lumber makes very little sense to me. We all know that cities destroyed in the 19th century...
  19. KorbenDallas

    1885: The Great Fire of Galveston

    The Galveston fire of 1885, started on Friday, November 13 near the business district. More Than Forty Blocks of Buildings Destroyed. 100 Acres in the Heart of the City Laid Bare. About 2,300 People Made Homeless at a Single Blow. Trees survived again This is amazing how these "urban fires"...
  20. KorbenDallas

    1908: Great Chelsea Fire, Massachusetts

    This is Chelsea, Massachusetts. The place is located slightly north-east of Boston. Considering that the event took place in 1908, it makes it one of the latest so-called fires or conflagrations. We should expect a lot of high quality photographs, right? The Great Chelsea fire of 1908 was a...
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