Carlisle Gear destroyed by fire 1905

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Carlisle Gear destroyed by fire 1905 - in CARLISLE GBR WORKS DESTROYED Dwelling House...
in CARLISLE GBR WORKS DESTROYED Dwelling House Burned and Bed - ford Shoe Factory Damaged Damaged by Fire B.: Associated Press. Carlisle, Pa., Jan. 2S. The entire plant of the Carlisle Body and Gear Works and a dwelling house were completely destroyed and the Bedford Bedford Shoe Company plant damaged by fire in this place at 1.15 o'clock this morning. The loss will amount to nearly $10,000. It is supposed that the fire started in the boiler rooms of the gear works, which were frame and made easy - work for the flames, which consumed i.t in a short time. In spite of the presence of the three fire companies and a truck the flames leaped across the street, setting Are to and completely completely destroying the residence of Henry Kitner, also of frame, and, communicating yith the plant of the Bedford Shoe Company. The latter plant was saved by the promppt work of a night watchman. The Carlisle Gear Works was recently recently incorporated and thirty hands are thrown out of employment. The plans for the future of the destroyed plant have not been announced. A

Clipped from Harrisburg Telegraph28 Jan 1905, SatPage 1

Harrisburg Telegraph (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)28 Jan 1905, SatPage 1
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