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Moving Hibbing

Title: Collapse of the Sellers Hotel
Type: Newspaper
Date: January 6, 1921
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: This article and photograph describe the collapse of the Sellers Hotel while moving.
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Collapse of the Sellers Hotel

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Activities:

  1. Do you think it was common for buildings like this to be wrecked while being moved?



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  2. What could be done to repair a building when something like this happened?



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  3. How might the building's size have contributed to the problem?



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  4. What do you think happened to the wreckage from the hotel?



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