Oshawa Public Libraries' Newspaper Index
LH2830 Burns Shoes - Car Collision


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
Car collision in front of Burns Shoes at Simcoe Street and King Street West during fire just south of store.
Notes:
A fire broke out on the evening of Tuesday, 10 Jan 1961, on Simcoe Street, South of King.. More than 120 firefighters and 11 trucks from Oshawa, Whitby, Pickering, Brooklin, and Bowmanville were called in to fight the blaze, considered the worst fire in Oshawa's history (at the time). The fire appears to have started above the Fashion Village shop and spread quickly. It lasted 15 hours and the damages were estimated at $500,000.
Date of Original:
10 Jan 1961
Date Of Event:
10 Jan 1961
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Burns Shoes
Local identifier:
LH2830
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.90012 Longitude: -78.84957
Copyright Statement:
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
Oshawa Public Libraries; McLaughlin Branch - 65 Bagot Street, Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2
Contact
Oshawa Public Libraries
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Eva Saether,

Local History and Genealogy Librarian,

65 Bagot Street,

Oshawa, ON L1H 1N2

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LH2830 Burns Shoes - Car Collision


Car collision in front of Burns Shoes at Simcoe Street and King Street West during fire just south of store.