LH2814 Bassett Block Fire, view of King Street side
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- Item Type
- Black-and-white photograph of damages sustained during a fire at King and Simcoe Streets in Oshawa on 2 March 1944.
- The Bassett Block fire (King and Simcoe Streets) occured on 2 March 1944. It took firefighters about 7 hours to contain the blaze, and there was approximately $125,000 in damages. Four families were left homeless after the fire (Oshawa Times, 12 Jan 1961).
- "Reverse": Bassett Block Fire
- Date of Original
- March 1944
- Date Of Event
- 2 March 1944
Width: 11.5 cm
Height: 7 cm
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- Copyright Statement
- Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
- Copyright Date
- Recommended Citation
- Photo courtesy of the Oshawa Public Libraries
- Location of Original
- PHOTO GPC B-007 000429
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