Ruins of Buildings, After the 1883 Fire

Where was this photo taken? Is that the intersection of Main and Union Streets in the background (putting the photographer somewhere near the Linden Tree area?)

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Date: 1883
Location: Vineyard Haven - downtown - Main Street?

Keywords: fires; disasters; rubble; wreckage; chimneys; views