14 september 2011

Fire in Hammond typewriter shop, 1925


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7 December 1925, fire at Hammond typewriter shop, Rokin 38, Amsterdam, click on this text to enlarge

Article about the big fire, the day after



It seems a pity to throw such a typewriter through a shop window, but well, it saved his life!

3 opmerkingen:

Rob Bowker zei

Great video and story. Which objects would we rescue first from a fire?

Richard P zei

Very nice demonstration of how the machine works on the video.

I dream lo-tech zei

Deze video is heel interessant, proficiat dus.
And thanks for the historical piece on the 1925 fire in Amsterdam.