Burned-out Main St. between Corcoran & Mangum. 1914


Description: Burned-out Main St. between Corcoran & Mangum. 1914. Postcard shows ravages of fire which burned out entire city block. This view looks west toward the original Post Office across the street from what used to be Blacknall's Drug Store. Photo was taken from rooftop -- note two men atop light poles on both sides of street.

Subjects: Main Street (Durham, N.C.); Corcoran Street (Durham, N.C.); Retail trade; Fire damage; Postcards--North Carolina--Durham.

Source: D.W. Newsom

Filename: D064


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