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Rock City, IL Business District Fire, Apr 1927

Rock City Blaze

$200,000 DAMAGE DONE BY FIRE IN ILLINOIS.

Rockford, Ill -- (AP) -- Damage estimated at $200,000 resulted from a fire at Rock City Wednesday afternoon, which destroyed six buildings in the business district, in addition to a grain elevator, lumber yard and coal yard, and the railroad station and stock pens of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul railroad.
A fire proof building occupied by the Rock City State bank prevented spread of the fire to the remainder of the business section.
Rock City is a small town on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul railway between Freeport, Ill. and Beloit.

Appleton Post Crescent Wisconsin 1927-04-07

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