Manitowoc, WI Smalley Manufacturing Fire, Jun 1899


Building Belonging to Smalley Manufacturing Company Destroyed.

Manitowoc, Wis., June 21.---[Special.]---The large barn of the Smalley Manufacturing company located on the lake front at the foot of Chicago street, was destroyed by fire at 7 o'clock last evening. The barn contained a large quantity of hay and straw and it is supposed that the fire was started by children playing in the building. The loss about $1000 and is fully insured.

Centralia Enterprise and Tribune, Centralia, WI 24 Jun 1899