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" ... in all directions. Within forty yards of the blaze I estimated the wind blowing from the east toward it at thirty miles per hour. This caused a decided whirling motion in the column of flame and smoke, which was contrary to the hands of a watch. Blazing... "
The Weather and Climate of Chicago - Page 368
by Henry Joseph Cox, John Howard Armington - 1914 - 375 pages
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Report of the Chief Signal Officer, United States Army, to the Secretary of War

United States. Army. Signal Corps - 1872
...furnace is absurd. Steel was melted in innumerable cases, and stones and brick were burned to powder. Blazing pieces of timber of considerable size were...around it, was in flames. The conflagration was now proceeding in the line of the wind as fast as a man could walk. By 3 am the waterworks, two miles to...
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Annual report of the chief signal-officer, to the secretary of war, Volume 2

United States signal office - 1873
...hour. This caused a decided whirling motion in the column of flame and smoke, which was contrary to the hands of a watch. Blazing pieces of timber of...around it, was in flames. The conflagration was now proceeding in the line of the wind as fast as a man could walk. By 3 am the waterworks, two miles to...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1873
...a watch. Blazing pieces of timber of considerable size were now whirled aloft, and carried to tile north-northeast, starting new fires as they fell....few blocks from the court-house. By 2 o'clock the court-honse. with all the beautiful buildings around it, was in flames. The conflagration was now proceeding...
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Bulletin, Issues 1-10

United States. Weather Bureau - Nature - 1892
...hour. This caused a decided whirling motion in the column of flame and smoke, which was contrary to the hands of a watch. Blazing pieces of timber of...around it, was in flames. The conflagration was now proceeding in the line of the wind as fast as a man could walk. By 3 am the waterworks, two miles to...
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