Big Spring, TX Fire, Mar 1887
THE BUSINESS PART OF TOWN.
BIG SPRINGS [sic], Tex., March 16.---This place sustained the most disastrous fire in its history this morning, there being nearly two solid blocks of business houses destroyed. The fire originated in the rear of a saloon, but from what cause cannot be learned. The loss will aggregate $30,000, a small portion of which is covered by insurance.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 17 Mar 1887