Image ID
DN-0065726
Headline
Raising of the submarine Foolkiller from the Chicago River
Date Depicted
circa December 1915
Date Created
circa December 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-0065726, 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
2345
Max Pixels - Width
2896
KEYWORDS
Foolkiller
Wells St. bridge
river
submarine
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
boats
submarines
1960.784
Fool Killer (Submarine)
Submarines
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Hoisting machinery
Barges
Tugboats
Rivers
Winter
Wells Street Bridge (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago River (Ill.)
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
raising of the submarine foolkiller from the chicago river

Raising of a submarine called the Foolkiller from the icy Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, circa December 1915. A barge with a crane is on the left side of the image, and a tugboat is behind the submarine in the center of the image. A snow-covered quay with people on it is on the right. A man is walking on a gangplank between the barge and the tugboat, and a small rowboat is next to the submarine. Text reads Foolkiller submarine being raised from river at Wells Street Bridge.

Raising of a submarine called the Foolkiller from the icy Chicago River in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, circa December 1915. A barge with a crane is on the left side of the image, and a tugboat is behind the submarine in the center of the image. A snow-covered quay with people on it is on the right. A man is walking on a gangplank between the barge and the tugboat, and a small rowboat is next to the submarine. Text reads Foolkiller submarine being raised from river at Wells Street Bridge.