[Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.1289]

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Demolition work was going ahead Tuesday at the Armour and Co. plant that blazed in a three-hour, spectacular night fire Monday. The three-alarm fire did damage estimated at $10,000, officials said Tuesday, much less than the original loss estimated of $75,000 to $100,000. the building was being razed when the fire broke out. Foreman of the wrecking crew, C. S. Wilkerson, is shown here. Fire inspector Berth Keuhnert said firemen were "very fortunate" in getting the flames controlled befor high winds and rains hit the area after midnight."

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Albright, Bob August 21, 1961.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oklahoma Publishing Company Photography Collection and was provided by the Oklahoma Historical Society to The Gateway to Oklahoma History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph used for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Demolition work was going ahead Tuesday at the Armour and Co. plant that blazed in a three-hour, spectacular night fire Monday. The three-alarm fire did damage estimated at $10,000, officials said Tuesday, much less than the original loss estimated of $75,000 to $100,000. the building was being razed when the fire broke out. Foreman of the wrecking crew, C. S. Wilkerson, is shown here. Fire inspector Berth Keuhnert said firemen were "very fortunate" in getting the flames controlled befor high winds and rains hit the area after midnight."

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PublishDate: O-8-22-61

Credit: Daily Oklahoman

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  • Daily Oklahoman, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 22, 1961

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  • August 21, 1961

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Albright, Bob. [Photograph 2012.201.OVZ001.1289], photograph, August 21, 1961; (https://gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc1694603/: accessed September 22, 2021), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, https://gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.

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