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  • Collection: Spokane Fires

"Washington Water Power temporary headquarters after the Spokane fire of 1889. The great fire struck the city's downtown in early August, just five months after WWP was created. Using any wire that would carry 10 amps - including barbed ware -…

"View of a portion of the city after of the fire of 1883 showing piles of goods scattered somewhat about."

"Site of Spokane fire of 1883. The x marks Glover's house. It was later moved to Browne's addition."

Map showing boundaries of the August 4, 1889 fire. Map owned and drawn by Robert Hyslop, 1982.

Howard Street looking south front Front Street before the fire.

Offices of Clough & Graves Co. and J. C. Eaton Co. in tents after the fire.

Insurance Adjusters, Spokane Fire, Aug 1889.

Looking west on Riverside prior to 1889 fire.

Riverside Avenue looking west the morning after the fire.

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Clough & Graves Real Estate, Bank of Spokane Falls. J.C. Eaton operating out of tents after fire.

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Drug store operating out of a tent after fire

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Insurance adjusters at work in improvised quarters after fire.

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John W. Graham store in buisness in a tent after 1889 fire

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Insurance Adjusters, Spokane Fire, Aug 1889.

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Remains of the Glover/Pioneer Block after the fire of 1889.

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Riverside Avenue looking west after 1889 fire.

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Looking north from Railroad Ave. after the fire.

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First Street looking east from Lincoln.

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Howard St. looking north

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Riverside Ave. after fire.

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The first electric line being strung along Main Avenue after the 1889 fire.
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