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Superior, WI fire, Jan 1903

$120,000 Fire In West Superior, Wis.

Special to the New York Times.

DULUTH, Minn., Jan. 27. - Fire to-night destroyed the Keystone Block, in West Superior, Wis., entailing a loss of $120,000 on the building and its contents. The insurance was small. The building was owned jointly by Peter Truax and William Luby of Eau Claire, Wis., and the former carried no insurance on his half. The loss on the building was $60,000. The principal losses by tenants were as follows: Floan & Leveroos, clothing, and Bloom Brothers, dry goods, $30,000 and $20,000. The building was occupied by offices and living apartments on the second and third floors.

The New York Times, New York, NY 28 Jan 1903



article | by Dr. Radut