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Catalog Number 1933.041.003
Object Name Postcard
Title Belle Isle Bridge Fire, April 27, 1915
Scope & Content Black and white postcard depicting the Belle Isle Bridge on Fire, from aboard a fire tug, part of which is visible at the lower left. A dock which extends underneath the bridge is also caught in the fire. The center of the bridge has completely burned. Jets of water from another fire tug are visible in the background near the bridge's opposite end. "W.D. Benham Co., Detroit, Mich." printed on verso.
Date 1915
Extent of Description 5.5" x 3.375"
Collection Postcard
Search Terms Belle Isle Bridge
Fire Department
Fire Tugs
Detroit River
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