Gordo (AL) Fire, 1901

Gordo fire 1901.jpg

Title

Gordo (AL) Fire, 1901

Subject

Fires

Description

A fire destroyed seven businesses in Gordo on March 7, 1901.
Gordo was originally founded about a mile north of its present location but moved south to be near the Mobile and Ohio Railroad when it came through in 1898.

The store in the background was occupied by J.H. Propst General Merchandise Store and later owned by G.H. Sanders. This photo was published in The Tuscaloosa News as a historical photo on June 24, 2019.

Source

Frank Elmore

Date

March 7, 1901

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

2526

Coverage

Pickens County (AL)

Original Format

Photograph