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Berlin, NH Berlin Manufacturing Co Fire, Sept 1896

Big Plant is Burned

Berlin, N. H. Sept. 21--The lumber mills, cabinet factory, grist mills and considerable lumber, owned by the Berlin Manufacturing company, were destroyed by fire Saturday night. The burned buildings covered a large area the railroad depot. A large number of men will be thrown out of employment. The loss is about $50,000, and is partially covered by insurance. The fire caught near the engine room, probably from a hot box.

The Fitchburg Sentinel, Fitchburg, MA 21 Sept 1896

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The Berlin (N. H.) Manufacturing company, whose plant was destroyed by fire, will not rebuild.

The Fitchburg Sentinel, Fitchburg, MA 22 Sept 1896



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