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Ruins of the Tropics Nightclub fire, Fargo, N.D.,April 31, 2000
Ruins of the Tropics Nightclub fire, Fargo, N.D.,April 31, 2000
TitleRuins of the Tropics Nightclub fire, Fargo, N.D., April 31, 2000
Date of Original2000-04-31
CreatorTompkins, Matthew
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionElevated view of the ruins of the Tropics Nightclub, likely taken the morning after the fire, as the ruins are still smoldering. Metal I-beams can be seen bent and twisted by the heat of the fire.
Ordering InformationConsult: http://www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/collections/photography/Reproductions.htm
General SubjectBusiness & Industry
Subject (LCTGM)Fires
Ruins
Smoke
Buildings
I-beams
Crimes
Arson
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NameTropics Nightclub (Fargo, N.D.)
One on One Fitness (Fargo, N.D.)
Quizno's Corporation
LocationFargo (N.D.)
Cass County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
AddressFargo (N.D.) - Broadway - 50-75 block
Fargo (N.D.) - Broadway
Decade2000-2009
Item Number51.221.1
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Dimensions of Original11 x 16 cm.
Publisher of OriginalThe Spectrum (NDSU)
Transcription"A three-alarm fire early Sunday morning destroyed three downtown businesses and damaged several others. The fire, which originated in Tropics nightclub, spread to Quizno's Classic Subs and One on One Fitness Center. Tropics owner John Michael Mauer was in the building when the fire started but was not injured. He was arrested early Monday morning, but no formal charges had been filed as of publication of this issue." - Caption with photograph in The Spectrum, May 2, 2000, pg. 1
NotesPhotograph taken by the NDSU sutdent newspaper The Spectrum photographer.
Title supplied by staff.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionFargo, N.D. Photograph Collection 51
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://library.ndsu.edu/archives/collections-institute/photography/holdings/fargo-photograph-holdings
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (51.221.1)
Languageeng
Digital IDrs000018
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