Category: Poets Row

Fire started in the former John R. Evans Co. leather factory, a block long factory building at North 2nd and Erie Streets in north camden on a hot summer night, August 23, 1972. Inadequate water pressure, combined with a stiff breeze from the south indicated that there was trouble ahead. The first responding Fire Company, Engine Company 6, sounded the Second Alarm upon arrival. This photo is looking East on Byron Street.
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Poet’s Row

Named for famous figures of English literature, the streets of Poet’s Row (Byron, Burns and Milton Streets) ran east and west from North 2nd Street, north of Erie Street.