Photo: This Day in History

Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010

A large fire nearly destroyed the city of Douglas on Oct. 10, 1926, wiping out the east end of town and most of the buidings at the Treadwell Mine. Shown, a Treadwell store and office building after the fire. Fires in 1911 and 1937 also severely damaged many local buildings.

Courtesy Of Alaska State Library /  Asl-Treadwell Fire-01
Courtesy Of Alaska State Library / Asl-Treadwell Fire-01


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