Image ID
DN-0064935
Headline
Eastland ship overturned in the Chicago River
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-0064935, 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
4654
Max Pixels - Width
5912
KEYWORDS
Eastland disaster, Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1915
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disasters
Chicago (Ill.)
Chicago River (Ill.)
Eastland (Ship)
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Steamboat accidents
Steamboats
Lifesaving
Rescue work
Disaster victims
Tugboats
Boats
Rivers
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
DN-0064935.tif
DN-0064935
eastland ship overturned in the chicago river

Elevated view of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, circa July 24, 1915. Survivors are standing on its hull. Five smaller boats of different types are circled around the hull and three more are approaching to attempt to rescue the survivors.

Elevated view of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, circa July 24, 1915. Survivors are standing on its hull. Five smaller boats of different types are circled around the hull and three more are approaching to attempt to rescue the survivors.