1938 Hurricane Pictures of Greater Fall River, MA

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  • Item Category: Books, Paper & Magazines
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 19,2006
  • Channel: Online Auction
Vintage booklet Hurricane Pictures of Greater Fall River, MA; published by Fall River Herald News, 1938; 65 pages of photographic illustrations. Views include truck submerged at Bowen Coal Co yard; Rhode Island Supply Co on South Main Street storefront destroyed; Townsend Hill water tank badly damaged; freighter torn from moorings at Fall River Line pier; remains of Merry-go-round at Sandy Beach (see scan below); Borden Homestead at Oak and Bank Streets ripped from its foundation; homes damaged at West Horseneck Beach; utter desolation at East Horseneck Beach and Island Park; ruins of Cashman's amusement center at Island Park; Tiverton, Ocean Grove, Somerset, Westport,Baileys Beach, Newport, Sakonnet Point damages; etc. Covers have war, spine slit and small tear on back; some pen marks on front; crase front cover at bottom right; contents and photos in good condition. Buyer to pay shipping first class 3.00; ins. extra. Payment in 10 days by CHECK or MONEY ORDER. Thank you.

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