Berlin, NH Berlin Manufacturing Co Fire, Sept 1896

Big Plant is Burned

Berlin, N. H. Sept. 21--The lumber mills, cabinet factory, grist mills and considerable lumber, owned by the Berlin Manufacturing company, were destroyed by fire Saturday night. The burned buildings covered a large area the railroad depot. A large number of men will be thrown out of employment. The loss is about $50,000, and is partially covered by insurance. The fire caught near the engine room, probably from a hot box.

The Fitchburg Sentinel, Fitchburg, MA 21 Sept 1896


The Berlin (N. H.) Manufacturing company, whose plant was destroyed by fire, will not rebuild.

The Fitchburg Sentinel, Fitchburg, MA 22 Sept 1896