Gay Block fire of 1962, Waldoboro

Contributed by Waldoboro Fire Department


On February 22, 1962 the Gay Building, located in the center of the downtown village in Waldoboro, was devastated by fire. This photo shows the early stages of this destructive fire. The building was a total loss. Waldoboro Engine #3 is shown.

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About This Item

  • Title: Gay Block fire of 1962, Waldoboro
  • Creation Date: 1962-02-22
  • Subject Date: 1962-02-22
  • Local Name:
  • Town: Waldoboro
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 22.860 cm x 25.146 cm
  • 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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