Richfield Oil Fire, Saco, 1953

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Richfield Oil Fire, Saco, 1953

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A view of the Richfield oil fire in Saco from a nearby neighborhood, with some residents looking on. This fire started in the afternoon of March 12, 1953. Fire officials never discovered the cause, but four out of the five oil tanks at the facility exploded.

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  • Title: Richfield Oil Fire, Saco, 1953
  • Creator: C. W. Williams
  • Creation Date: 1953-03-12
  • Subject Date: 1953-03-12
  • Location: Saco, York County, ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 10 cm x 9.5 cm
  • Local Code: 525A
  • Object Type: Image

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Dyer Library/Saco Museum
371 Main Street, Saco, ME 04072

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