Elgin, IL Fauber Manufacturing Fire, Aug 1904
Elgin Factory Burned
Elgin, Ills., Aug. 12. -- Fire of unknown origin started in a pile of excelsior back of the brick vault on the second floor of the factory of the Fauber Manufacturing company, and an hour later only the walls of the building were standing. The factory plant was valued at $400,000 and $50,000 worth of finished automobiles were on hand.
The Daily Review, Decatur, IL 12 Aug 1904