Tuesday, April 28, 2015
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Fire determines building’s fate
After years of problems with transients, fires, and health inspection violations, the Earle Hotel sustained a fatal blow on April 26, 1974. A spectacular three-alarm blaze destroyed the 81-year-old structure at the corner of Jefferson Avenue and Michigan Street in downtown Toledo. Blade photographer Luke Black captured the scene as crews battled the fire. (more...)

Monday Memories: Different kind of Lake Erie battle
Citizens voice concerns over a planned bombing range.

Monday Memories: Showing off
A look back at a proud peacock at the Toledo Zoo in 1970.

Monday Memories: America’s pastime
A look back at Toledo minor league baseball in 1953.

On your mark, get set ...
Monday Memories looks back at an Easter chick ‘race’ in 1956.

Splashy debut for ‘Queen of Fleet’
The 1942 launching of the Coast Guard cutter Storis is recalled.

Too cold for walleye?
Their spawning run will occur when river is free of ice, it's warmer.

Elm tree competition
Huge tree was in Paulding County, near the village of Oakwood.

Maumee River pours over its banks
Flooding took place in late February and early March, 1929.

Slippery roads? Grab a shovel
The Blade's Monday Memories revisits how roads were salted in 1948.


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