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Camp Crook, SD Fire, May 1908

SOUTH DAKOTA TOWN DESTROYED BY FIRE

DEADWOOD, S. D., May 11.---Camp Crook, a town of 400 population on the little Missouri river, north of here, has ben[sic] destroyed by fire. Loss $200,000. The news had brought to this city by a courier from Belle Fourche. Camp Crook was a trading point for a large territory and the merchants carried large stocks. The principal losses were: R. L. Channing, dry goods, $80,000; Lake & Devine, general store, $50,000.

The Duluth News Tribune, Duluth, MN 12 May 1908



article | by Dr. Radut