FREE genealogy since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!
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
April 20, 1880
Visit Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, USA (Brighton)
Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.