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1880 - Beaver Falls, Pa., File Works Burned; Loss $400,000 - FIRE IN FILE WORKS

Pittsburg, April 19.- The Western File works at Beaver Falls, Pa., caught fire at 10 o'clock in this morning, and totally destroyed the building, together with its stock and machinery. Loss estimated at $400,000; insurance 125,000. The origin of the fire is not known, but suspected to be a spark from the shovel factory. Over 200 hands are temporarily thrown out of employment.

The Dubuque Herald
Dubuque, Iowa
April 20, 1880

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