American Distilling Co. (Inc)

August 1954; American Distilling, an aerial photo showing the results of a fire August 4-6. 6 plant workers were killed and numerous firefighters and plant workers were injured, as 3 rackhouses burned and exploded. The open area of the plant, center, is where the buildings stood. Compare the other buildings standing for a size comparison.

[Source: Pekin Fire Department, cited 2000]

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