Image ID
DN-0053809
Headline
Family members of some victims of the water-intake crib disaster exiting a streetcar
Date Created
January 23, 1909
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0053809, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
100682
Max Pixels - Height
401
Max Pixels - Width
500
KEYWORDS



Water-intake Crib disaster, Chicago, Ill., January 20, 1909.
Families--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.--lctgm
Disaster victims--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.--lctgm
Street-railroads--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.--lctgm
South Chicago (Chicago, Ill.)--1900-1909.
Chicago (Ill.)--1900-1909.
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat

family members of some victims of the water intake crib disaster exiting a streetcar

Image of the family members of some victims of the water-intake crib fire exiting a streetcar. A woman holding a baby is in the foreground. A temporary wooden structure involved in the construction of a new water-intake crib in Lake Michigan off 71st Street burst into flame on January 20, 1909, and 70 workers died in the disaster.

Image of the family members of some victims of the water-intake crib fire exiting a streetcar. A woman holding a baby is in the foreground. A temporary wooden structure involved in the construction of a new water-intake crib in Lake Michigan off 71st Street burst into flame on January 20, 1909, and 70 workers died in the disaster.