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Water Street stores in ruins, ca. July-August, 1892

Water Street stores in ruins, ca. July-August, 1892
The Great Fire of 1892 destroyed many shops and businesses in downtown St. John's. This image shows damaged buildings on the south side of Water Street.

Photographer unknown. Reproduced by permission of the Archives and Manuscripts Division (Coll. 137 05.01.011), Queen Elizabeth II Library, Memorial University, St. John's, NL.

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