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February 4, 2013

Fire at the State Fairgrounds

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Fire at the State Fairgrounds

Firefighters work to contain a fire burning inside the Agriculture Building on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Captured by a Minneapolis newspaper photographer on November 10, 1944.

For details, view the photograph in our online collections database.

To view historical firefighting objects, and to learn about the dedication of the Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial on September 30, 2012, watch our podcast Firefighting in Minnesota: A Salute to the Fallen.

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