1937 Newspaper Article About the Fire in the Depot Tower

The following are relevant excerpts from an article in the Keokuk Daily Gate City for July 9, 1937 describing fires caused by lightning the day before that destroyed a box factory and damaged the central tower of the Keokuk Union Depot. The text has been reformatted but approximates the way it was set in the newspaper.

Newspaper article about 1937 fire