Milwaukee, WI Rindskopt's Distillery Fire, Sept 1879
Distillery Burned Near Milwaukee.
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 16.-Rindskop's distillery and all the surrounding sheds were destroyed by fire this morning. The distillery is situated two miles south of the city limits. Loss, $30,000; insured for $17,000.
The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 17 Sept 1879
Burning of a Distillery Near Milwaukee -
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Sept. 16.- Rindskopt's distillery and the surrounding sheds were destroyed by fire this morning. The distillery is situated two miles south of the city limits, and has been idle for some time, but was being fitted up for resumption of business. Owing to the scarcity of water the firemen were unable to render any assistance. The building cost $60,000; present value, $30,000; insured for $16,000 in the following companies: American, New York Insurance Company of New York, National of New York, Mercantile of Cleveland, Union of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania of Philadelphia, Standard of Newark, Hamburg, New Hampshire Fire Insurance, $1,500 each; Roger Williams of Rhode Island, $1,000, and Traders' of Chicago $2,500. The fire is supposed to have been accidental.
The Inter Ocean, Chicago, IL 17 Sept 1879