Forest Fires Of 1898

12 Feb 1898 – TERRIBLE BUSH FIRES. – Trove

12 Feb 1898 – NEW ZEALAND. – Trove

12 Feb 1898 – THE TASMANIAN BUSH FIRES. – Trove

12 Feb 1898 – A SCHOONER WRECKED. FLOOD AND FIRE. – Trove

12 Feb 1898 – HEAVY RAINS. – Trove

12 Feb 1898 – MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS. – Trove

Broken Hill Climate, Weather By Month, Average Temperature (Australia) – Weather Spark

12 Feb 1898 – VICTORIAN FIRES. – Trove

12 Feb 1898 – TASMANIAN BUSH FIRES. – Trove

11 Feb 1898 – NEW ZEALAND. – Trove

San Francisco Call 27 August 1898 — California Digital Newspaper Collection

25 Aug 1898 – FOREST FIRE IN FRANCE. – Trove

San Francisco Call 27 April 1898 — California Digital Newspaper Collection

03 Oct 1898 – FOREST FIRES IN AMERICA. – Trove

Los Angeles Herald 14 August 1898 — California Digital Newspaper Collection

08 Feb 1898 – THE FIRE FIEND. – Trove

San Francisco Call 27 April 1898 — California Digital Newspaper Collection

The Aspen Daily Times June 30, 1898 — Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Los Angeles Herald 23 July 1898 — California Digital Newspaper Collection

Los Angeles Herald 31 July 1898 — California Digital Newspaper Collection

Wildland Fire: History Timeline | U.S. National Park Service

22 Feb 1898, Page 3 – The Semi-Weekly Messenger at Newspapers.com

The massive fires of 1898 burned well into November, making the fire season at least nine months long.

“Reports from the western portion of Colorado continue to tell of the ravages of the forest fires which bid fair to devastate the greater part of the forests of the state.”

The Colorado Daily Chieftain October 1, 1898 — Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Fort Collins Courier October 6, 1898 — Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Herald Democrat October 2, 1898 — Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

TimesMachine: September 30, 1898 – NYTimes.com

TimesMachine: October 3, 1898 – NYTimes.com

The Colorado Transcript November 9, 1898 — Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection

Oregon recorded their record temperature of 119F twice during the summer of 1898. This years’s “record” heatwave topped out at 118F.

What is the hottest temperature ever recorded? | kgw.com

San Francisco Call 9 November 1898 — California Digital Newspaper Collection

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1 Response to Forest Fires Of 1898

  1. Greg in NZ says:

    It would appear the planet hit the mythical ‘tipping point’ way back in 1898 and everything burned because… because… carbon! If only our great-grandparents knew what kind of world they would leave behind for us.

    22 Dec, summer solstice / longest day in the southern hemisphere; we’ve got a failed tropical cyclone sailing past the North Island while SNOW and gale force winds (think blizzard) hammer Fiordland in the South. Ah yes, first day of ‘summer’ – some things never change.

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