Description: Postcard of the burning of the Delaware Hotel. The town's fire department is trying to extinguish the flames, as seen by the hose leading from the wagons in the bottom right corner of the image. A large crowd is watching the event unfold from the left. Despite the image being black and white, the smoke has a slight red tint to it. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note from the sender that says, "[...] This is the nearest thing to a fire wagon here, so I sent it. [...]"
Date: June 20, 1908
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Partner: Fire Museum of Texas