Record Argus 9/29/1942

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Record Argus 9/29/1942 - HARMONSBURG STATION BURNS Bessemer Building Dis...
HARMONSBURG STATION BURNS Bessemer Building Dis covered Ablaze After Last Midnight. ..The Harmonsburg station of the Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad was destroyed by fire early today. Flames had already gained much headway when discovered shortly after midnight. . Conneaut Lake borough fire department responded to a call for aid and later was joined at the scene by the Conneaut Lake Park fire department. By this time, however, the structure was a mass of flame and it was deemed futile even to attempt to save tiie building and no hose lines were laid. The slate roof of the frame structure had collapsed. The fire was said to have started in the station waiting room, but the cause was not determined. 'Bessemer , railro§d ..p.olice >vere conducting an investigation of the blaze today. The station was open only during the daytime. Built quite a number of years ago, the station was 40 feet in length by 18 feet wide. Added to the loss of the building, was that of a quantity O f freight and express stored there,

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  1. The Record-Argus,
  2. 29 Sep 1942, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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