New Orleans History -- Lake Pontchartrain
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July 25, 1968 - Maison Blanche Fire

A welder's torch set off this July 25, 1968 fire at Maison Blanche on Canal Street. The fire went to four alarms, but the firemen were able to limit damage to just $4,000. Photograph by Ted Picone.