Photographs from the Whitmer Heating Plant Fire

FR115-WHITMER HEATING PLANT-1, 1-31-1918.jpg
FR116-WHITMER HEATING PLANT-2, 1-31-1918.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Photographs from the Whitmer Heating Plant Fire

Subject

Fires
Photo File: Fires
Decatur IL
January 1918

Description

Photographs from the January 31, 1918 Whitmer Heating Plant fire. This heating plant was located in a basement behind the Brunswick Hotel, at the northwest corner of Water and Wood, and at the rear of the Leon & Morris store. The plant was started by Frank H. Whitmer in 1892 and it was the first public heating plant in Decatur.

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Photo File: Fires

Publisher

Herald and Review
Decatur Public Library, Decatur IL

Date

1/31/1918

Contributor

Herald and Review

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

none

Format

.jpg
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

FR115
FR116

Coverage

Fires, Photo File: Fires, Decatur IL, 1918

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 9.5"

Collection

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photographs from the Whitmer Heating Plant Fire,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed October 20, 2021, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/3129.