Image ID
DN-0064944
Headline
Eastland disaster survivors and rescuers standing on hull of the steamer 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
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
DN-0064944, 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
2300
Max Pixels - Width
2877
KEYWORDS
Eastland disaster, Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1915
transportation
boats
ships
Chicago (Ill.)
20%
disasters
Chicago River (Ill.)
Eastland (Ship)
1960.784
Steamboat accidents
Steamboats
Lifesaving
Rescue work
Disaster victims
Tugboats
Boats
Rivers
Clark Street Bridge (Chicago, Ill.)
DN-0064944.tif
eastland disaster survivors and rescuers standing on hull of the steamer in the chicago river

Elevated view of survivors and rescuers standing on the hull of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, July 26, 1915. Several tugs are pulled up alongside the steamer. A building is visible in the foreground, and the Clark Street Bridge is visible in the background.

Elevated view of survivors and rescuers standing on the hull of the overturned Eastland steamer in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, July 26, 1915. Several tugs are pulled up alongside the steamer. A building is visible in the foreground, and the Clark Street Bridge is visible in the background.