Image ID
DN-0064949
Headline
Eastland disaster, survivors standing on the hull of the overturned steamer
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-0064949, 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
2291
Max Pixels - Width
2830
KEYWORDS
C_0252
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
boats
ships
20%
Eastland disaster, Chicago, Ill., July 24, 1915
Chicago River (Ill.)
disasters
Eastland (Ship)
1960.784
Steamboat accidents
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Tugboats
Rowboats
Steamboats
Lifesaving
Rescue work
Disaster victims
Rivers
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0064949.tif
eastland disaster survivors standing on the hull of the overturned steamer

Elevated view of survivors standing on the hull of the overturned steamer, the Eastland, in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. A rowboat is next to the steamer, a tugboat is in the background, and spectators are visible in the foreground.

Elevated view of survivors standing on the hull of the overturned steamer, the Eastland, in the Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. A rowboat is next to the steamer, a tugboat is in the background, and spectators are visible in the foreground.