Duluth, MN Pavillon Fire, May 1901

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A Peculiar Fire at Duluth.

DULUTH, Minn., May 28. - A pavillion on the hilltop, 600 feet above the level of Lake Superior, was burned to-day, with the power house which operated the incline railway. A car shot down the track while on fire and crashed through the gates into the middle of Superior Street. Many persons narrowly escaped death. Loss, $60,000; insurance, $18,000.

The New York Times, New York, NY 21 May 1901