The fire was finally controlled and stopped on Derby Street. This second view of ruins on Derby Street also depicts piles of burning coals on Union Wharf, which was destroyed before the fire could be controlled and put out.
Coal reserves; Derby Street (Salem, Mass.); Fire command (Fire extinction); Rubble; Union Wharf (Salem, Mass.)
The Phillips Library at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts
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