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In Pennsylvania, a railroad depot near Pittsburgh is damaged by fire

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10/04/1860
In the early morning hours a fire broke out in the engine house of the Pittsburgh and Cleveland Railroad at its depot in Manchester, several miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Damage was reported as heavy with eight P.& C. R.R. locomotives destroyed.  Eventual estimates reached no more than $10,000 in damage and no-one was injured.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
"Railroad Depot Burnt," New York Times, October 15, 1860. 

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