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The Guthe Home At 845 Brookwood Place Burns After A Gas Explosion During The Windstorm, May 1959

The Guthe Home At 845 Brookwood Place Burns After A Gas Explosion During The Windstorm, May 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 11, 1959
Caption
EXPLOSION DEMOLISHES HOUSE: A gas explosion and resulting fire destroyed the house of Mr. and Mrs. Karl F. Guthe, 845 Brookwood Pl., as a result of this morning's severe storm. Exact cause was not known.

Remains Of The Guthe Home At 845 Brookwood Place After A Gas Explosion During The Windstorm, May 1959

Remains Of The Guthe Home At 845 Brookwood Place After A Gas Explosion During The Windstorm, May 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 12, 1959
Caption
THE WORST DAMAGE: This is what was left of the home of Mr. and Mrs. Karl R. Guthe of 845 Brookwood Pl. after a gas explosion set it afire at the height of yesterday's storm. A tree in front of the house was blown over and its roots snapped a gas main leading into the house. Luckily, no one was in the house at the time of the blast.

Blaze Destroys Guthe's Library

Blaze Destroys Guthe's Library image
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Day
12
Month
May
Year
1959
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University Art Students Document The House Explosion On Brookwood Place, May 1959

University Art Students Document The House Explosion On Brookwood Place, May 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 12, 1959
Caption
RECORD OF DISASTER: University art students sat on a porch across the street from three burned houses on Brookwood Pl. and painted the scene.

Bystanders On Brookwood Place Watch The House Fire Caused By The Windstorm, May 1959

Bystanders On Brookwood Place Watch The House Fire Caused By The Windstorm, May 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, May 12, 1959
Caption
Crowds of the curious quickly gathered to survey the havoc wrought by the storm.