Pictures of Rochester and Monroe County, NY

Old pictures and postcards of landmarks and points of interest in Monroe County, NY

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Balloon Fire

Balloon Fire

Fire at Thrill Circus
Dated: July 4, 1941

Note: Unexpected thrill at the Hollywood Thrill Circus when the balloon burst into flames just before it was slated to ascend. A gust of wind blew an open flame toward the edge of the balloon and ignited it. It took about a minute and a half to burn. No one was seriously hurt.


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