Aftermath of the Gay Block fire of 1962, Waldoboro

Contributed by Waldoboro Fire Department


On February 22nd 1962 the Gay Building, which was located in the center of the downtown village in Waldoboro, was devastated by fire. The building was a total loss. This is photo was taken a few days after the fire. If you look closely you can still see the steam coming from the remains.

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About This Item

  • Title: Aftermath of the Gay Block fire of 1962, Waldoboro
  • Creator: Robbins, Joseph T.
  • Creation Date: 1962
  • Subject Date: 1962
  • Town: Waldoboro
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Collection: Waldoboro Fire Department Collection of Photos
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Waldoboro Fire Department
1600 Atlantic Avenue, PO Box J, Waldoboro, ME 04572
(207) 832-2161

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