Hinton, IA Town Hall & Blacksmith Shop Fire, Jan 1914

Hinton. - A fire which illuminated the sky for miles around burned the town hall and blacksmith shop at Hinton. The fire was well under way before it was discovered. It is thought that the blaze started in the blacksmith shop which was owned by Fred Dalhman. Everything is a total loss, including a $500 team of horses owned by Henry Dalhman. The total loss will exceed $5,000.

The Iowa Recorder, Greene, IA 28 Jan 1914