Sunday, June 6, 2010

Not Great Meaning Good but Great Meaning Big

Downtown Seattle before the Great Fire. Photo by Peterson & Bro., c.1883.

The Great Fire, June 6, 1889.

Downtown Seattle after the Great Fire
(First Avenue between Columbia Street & the Skid Road).

[Images from the Museum of History & Industry, via KUOW. Visit for more images and recently-found audio clips of survivors of the Great Seattle Fire.]

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