Galesburg, IL Railroad Station Fire, Apr 1911

Galesburg Depot early 1900s Depot On Fire The day after Depot on Fire, photo from


Galesburg, Ill., April 28 -- The passenger station of the Burlington railway was completely destroyed by fire here yesterday afternoon. Fire broke out in the attic at 2 o'clock and spread rapidly downward. Girls on the upper floors were rescued by firemen just as they were about to jump for their lives. The most valuable records were saved.

Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette Iowa 1911-04-28