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1938 - Distillery Burns, Loss Is $2,250,000

OWENSBORO, Ky., Nov. 12 (AP)—A wild fire raged out of control Saturday night at the Glenmore Distillery, one of the largest in the country.

Company officials had small hope of saving the plant from complete destruction.

An unofficial canvas of insurance men placed the loss already at $2,225,000.

Flames roared through three warehouses, the bottling plant and the company office and was enveloping the distillery building.

The plant covers four city blocks and employs 700 persons.

Dallas Morning News
Dallas, Texas
November 13, 1938

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