[Texas & Pacific Railroad Station Fire, 1904]

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Photograph of the Texas and Pacific Railroad Station fire which occurred in December 1904. A crowd of people stand in front of the building, watching as firefighters spray water at the roof of the top of the building. The majority of roof has been burned and smoke is emanating from the clock tower.

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1 photographic print, b&w 9.5 in. x 7.5 in. matted to 12.75 in. x 10.75 in.

Creation Information

Swartz, C.L. December 1904.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 288 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the Texas and Pacific Railroad Station fire which occurred in December 1904. A crowd of people stand in front of the building, watching as firefighters spray water at the roof of the top of the building. The majority of roof has been burned and smoke is emanating from the clock tower.

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1 photographic print, b&w 9.5 in. x 7.5 in. matted to 12.75 in. x 10.75 in.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

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  • December 1904

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  • June 10, 2008, 8:53 p.m.

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  • Aug. 15, 2008, 4:54 p.m.

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Swartz, C.L. [Texas & Pacific Railroad Station Fire, 1904], photograph, December 1904; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38239/: accessed September 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.