Most of the Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company was destroyed by the fire. Only two fireproof buildings survived. The destruction required that thousands of bricks and a significant amount of metal debris be removed before reconstruction could begin. Image depicts the partially destroyed tower of the main complex.
Construction and demolition debris; Destroyed buildings; Naumkeag Steam Cotton Company, Salem, Mass.; Rubble
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
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