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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Date of photo 1898
Description Lexington Center fire, 1898.

"Fire Department in action. It would hardly be fair to refer to the fire department of former years without showing them in action. Here is a picture of a fire right in Lexington Centre. The picture shows the old buildings on the Avenue - extending from the entrance to the grain-mill down to the corner where Trani's fruit store now stands. In the distance is the old Town Hall. When was this fire? June 16, 1898"
Object ID Worthen.slide94
Object Name Transparency, Lantern-slide
Search Terms Lexington Center
Lexington Centre Fire Department
Massachusetts Avenue
Subjects Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Fire fighting equipment
Fires

Town center
Title Fire Department in action, 1898
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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