Augusta has Stock Yards Building Fire

Issue 18 and Volume 68.

Augusta has Stock Yards Building Fire The main building of the Augusta Stock Yards at 10th & Walker Streets, Augusta, Ga., the largest live stock concern in the South, was completely destroyed by fire, also a portion of the two-story wholesale grocery warehouse of the W. B. Brigham Company was badly damaged recently. The stock yard main building, a large one-story wooden structure built about twenty-two years ago was a mass of flames before the first alarm was sent in. The building covered about two and a half acres. Three car loads of hay and four cars of cotton-seed hulls, thirty-seven head of cattle, fifteen horses and sixteen mules were also destroyed by the flames. The fire was first discovered in the rear of the feeding sheds along the Georgia Railroad tracks by a switching crew in the railroad yards and an alarm was turned in from Gamewell box 55…

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