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A demolition crew from Columbia Excavating tears down a three-story apartment house at 114 Main St. in Catawissa, on Tuesday, as part of a government flood buyout. For many years the structure was the home of the Catawissa Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 794.
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A demolition crew from Columbia Excavating tears down a three-story apartment house at 114 Main St. in Catawissa, on Tuesday, as part of a government flood buyout. For many years the structure was the home of the Catawissa Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 794.

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