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Corner view of prominent business building located at the corner of Springfield and Exchange Streets in downtown Market Square. People can be seen walking on the sidewalk and crossing Exchange Street.

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Public library on Center Street with bunting, street view with cars and woman walking.

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Firemen with a hose are seen climbing a ladder to put out a fire on the top floor of the Williams Market, which was located at 103 Main Street in Chicopee Falls. Smoke can be seen pouring out of the round window near the roof of the market.

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Spectators gather on Main Street in Chicopee Falls to watch a fire in an old wooden frame building. Hanging above the crowd are electrical trolley wires. These wires powered the trolley cars which ran on Main Street in the 1920s.

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Crowd standing on the sidewalk to view the fire at the Williams Market on Main Street in Chicopee Falls. To the left, a white lamp marks the entrance of the Grand Theater which was a movie theater.

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Covered bridge built in 1846 connected Chicopee Center with Granby Road and Chicopee Street. The A.G. Spalding & Bros. building is directly to the left at the end of the bridge.

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Is part of the Russ H. Gilbert photographic collection, 1917-1922. Chicopee History Room, Chicopee Public Library, Chicopee, Mass. http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/

Is part of the Russ H. Gilbert photographic collection, 1917-1922. Chicopee History Room, Chicopee Public Library, Chicopee, Mass. http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/

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Is part of the Russ H. Gilbert photographic collection, 1917-1922. Chicopee History Room, Chicopee Public Library, Chicopee, Mass. http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/

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Is part of the Russ H. Gilbert photographic collection, 1917-1922. Chicopee History Room, Chicopee Public Library, Chicopee, Mass. http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/