Image ID
DN-0064934
Headline
Eastland disaster, overturned steamer in the Chicago River, nine smaller boats are circled around hull
Date Depicted
July 24, 1915
Date Created
July 24, 1915
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0064934, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2330
Max Pixels - Width
2905
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
boats
ships
20%
Chicago River (Ill.)
disasters
Eastland (Ship)
Eastland disaster, Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1915
1960.784
Steamboat accidents
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Steamboats
Lifesaving
Rescue work
Disaster victims
Boats
Rivers
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0064934.tif
eastland disaster overturned steamer in the chicago river nine smaller boats are circled around hull

Elevated view of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. Survivors are standing on its hull and nine smaller boats of different types are circled around the hull attempting to rescue the survivors.

Elevated view of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. Survivors are standing on its hull and nine smaller boats of different types are circled around the hull attempting to rescue the survivors.