Wabasha, MN Boat Yard Fire, Dec 1907

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Winona, Minn., Dec. 3. -- Four Mississippi River steamers in winter quarters at the boat yards of S. Peters & Son at Wabasha, Minn., were destroyed by fire, the total loss being $105,000.
The names of the boats burned, together with the losses, follow:
Steamer CYCLONE, $26,000.
Steamer ISAAC STAPLES, $35,000.
Steamer J. W. VANSANT, $30,000.
Steamer MARX B., $15,000.
The cause of the fire is a complete mystery.

Evening Independent Massillon Ohio 1907-12-03