Thursday/ damage from the Dixie Fire

The Dixie wildfire in Northern California has now torched 500 square miles.
More than 100 homes and much of the downtown of Greenville (pop. 1,000 or so) have burned down.

I wanted to see what the historic Gold Rush-era Sierra Lodge on Main Street used to look like, and found it on Google Streetview.

2009 Google Streetview picture of the Sierra Lodge on Main St. in Greenville, Ca. 2021 Operations Chief Jay Walter passes the Sierra Lodge as the Dixie Fire burns through the Greenville community of Plumas County, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. The fire leveled multiple historic buildings and dozens of homes in central Greenville. (Associated Press Photo/Noah Berger)
I marked the location of Greenville on this map. By Friday Aug 6, the Dixie Fire had become the third-largest wildfire on record in California.  [Map by the New York Times © Mapbox © OpenStreetMap]

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