Number Seventeen


(Top) Standard Oil Company Fire - The oil storage yard ablaze at Pachappa and Fourth, April 16, 1908. Flags from the circus tent tops can be seen to the left. (Bottom) The Fight of the Fire Boys - The Standard Oil Company yard at Pachappa and Fourth Streets threatened at least one home and resulted in the death of deliveryman Leonidas J. Worsley. Both photos courtesy Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside, California.


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