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Edison and three other men walking through the rubble.

After the fire

To reporters after the fire he announced that on the next day he would "start all over again," and indeed he took advantage of the disaster to modify and improve some of the manufacturing processes. Manufacture of Blue Amberol records resumed by the end of January, 1915.

SI negative #87-1682

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The Challenge of Success
Before Forty
Changes At Forty
Home Life
The New Technical World
Fame And Its Distractions
Edison In His Eighties