Pepperell Mill storehouse fire, Biddeford, 1915

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Known at the time as the "Great Fire," the Pepperell Cotton Storehouse on Pearl Street in Biddeford burned the night of October 29, 1915.

The loss of $500, 000 made this the most costly fire Biddeford had yet known, as well as one of the most spectacular.

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  • Title: Pepperell Mill storehouse fire, Biddeford, 1915
  • Creator: Robert H. Gay
  • Creation Date: 1915-10-29
  • Subject Date: 1915-10-29
  • Location: Biddeford, York County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 12.5 cm x 17.5 cm
  • Local Code: mca94A
  • Object Type: Image

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