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Bedford, IN Depot Fire, Aug 1902

DEPOTS ARE DESTROYED.

MONON PASSENGER AND FREIGHT STATIONS BURNED TODAY.

BIG FIRE IN BEDFORD.

Every Box Car in the Yards Was Ablaze----Poultry House Destroyed.

BEDFORD, Ind., Aug. 7----The Monon freight house and passenger station burned this morning. The freight house was entirely consumed and for a time every car in the yards was on fire. The walls of the passenger station were left standing, but it will be a total loss. The fire spread to the Arthur Jordan poultry house and inflicted much damage. The total loss will be upwards of $100,000.

Fort Wayne News, Fort Wayne, IN 7 Aug 1902



article | by Dr. Radut