Contributed by Bangor Public Library
This hand-colored lantern slide shows the Bangor Public Library and the Historical Society burning during the fire of 1911. The pile of lumber hints at the scale of destruction; many blocks in the buisiness section were lost, and the conflagration has clearly spread in the background. The trolley tracks are also shown.
About This Item
- Title: Public library on fire, Bangor, 1911
- Creator: Whipple, Leyland
- Creation Date: 1911-04-30
- Subject Date: 1911-04-30
- Town: Bangor
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Lantern slide
- Dimensions: 6.8 cm x 7.5 cm
- Local Code: Whipple #23
- Collection: Whipple Lantern Slide Collection
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- Bangor (Me.)--Fire, 1911
- Bangor Public Library (Bangor, Me.)
For more information about this item, contact:Bangor Public Library
145 Harlow Street, Bangor, ME 04401
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