Rutland, VT Fire, Feb 1906

Center Street, Rutland VT 1906 before the fire Center Street, Rutland VT 1906 before the fire Center Street, Rutland VT abt 1905 Burned Out Rutland VT Rutland VT ruins of 1906 fire.jpg Rebuilt Center Street, Rutland VT 1912 showing Mead and Tuttle Buildings

NEARLY A MILLION

Fire at Rutland Vermont, Destroys Six Blocks.

Rutland, Vt., Feb. 19. -- Six large brick blocks in the business section of the city, occupied by nearly a score of firms and many smaller tenants were destroyed by fire: Loss $750,000.

The fire got beyond the control of the local department, and help was summoned from Whitehall, N. Y. and other places. The heaviest losses WILLIAM Y. RIPLEY estate (buildings), $20,000; DR. A. J. MEADE (buildings), $50,000; A. H. ABRAHAM, drugs and tobacco, $23,000; WILSON & ROOT, clothing, $23,000; J. L. BAKER (buildings), $40,000, the TUTTLE company (buildings), $40,000, the TUTTLE company, printers, $130,000; CRANSTON and COMBINATION cash store block, $60,000; Combination Cash Store company's stock, $125,000. The insurance amounts to about two-thirds.

The Lima Times Democrat Ohio 1906-02-19