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Duluth, MN waterfront fire, Jul 1911

$150,000 Fire at Duluth

DULUTH, Minn., July 13. - Fire, which swept the Duluth water front this afternoon, did $150,000 damage, fully insured. The principal losers are Duluth Marine Supply Company, $45,000; Three warehouses, $30,000; Gowan-Peyton-Congdon Company, $50,000.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 14 Jul 1911
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Duluth Has Big Fire

Duluth, July 13. - The most disastrous fire in years swept the Duluth waterfront this afternoon. The losses will aggregate $150,000, covered by insurance. The fire started in the warehouse of the Gowan-Peyton-Condon company on the west side of Fifth avenue shortly after 2:30 o'clock.

The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 14 Jul 1911



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