Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923
Contributed by Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
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A crowd watches a fire burn a significant part of Waldo Street on August 2, 1923. The result of the blaze: a loss of three restaurants, 12 stores, a garage, a bakery, three barber shops, the Majestic Theater, three pool halls, a 30-bed rooming house, a harness shop, sheds and storerooms, and at least 77 tenements.
Prior to the fire, Waldo Street in Rumford was a bustling residential and secondary business district for the town.
- Title: Waldo Street fire, Rumford, 1923
- Creation Date: 1923-08-23
- Subject Date: 1923-08-02
- Town: Rumford
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
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Greater Rumford Area Historical Society
145 Congress Street, Rumford, ME 04276
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