Richfield Oil Fire, Saco, 1953

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This fire began in the late afternoon of March 12, 1953 with an oil tank explosion. The flames reached 100 feet up in the air, and black smoke went up another 100 feet.

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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: 10.2 cm x 9.1 cm
  • Local Code: 525E
  • Object Type: Image

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

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