Image ID
DN-0053847
Headline
Charred building wreckage from the water-intake crib fire
Date Created
circa January 20, 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-0053847, 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.
100692
Max Pixels - Height
401
Max Pixels - Width
500
KEYWORDS



Fires--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.--lctgm
Water-intake Crib disaster, Chicago, Ill., January 20, 1909.
Ruins--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.--lctgm
Intakes (Hydraulic engineering)--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.
South Shore (Chicago, Ill.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--1910-1919. etc.--1900-1909.--lctgm
Chicago (Ill.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--1900-1909.
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat

charred building wreckage from the water intake crib fire

Image of charred building wreckage from the fire at the water-intake crib located in Lake Michigan off the shore of 71st Street in the South Shore community area of Chicago, Illinois. A temporary wooden structure involved in the construction of a new water-intake crib by George W. Jackson, Inc., burst into flame on January 20, 1909, and 70 workers died in the disaster.

Image of charred building wreckage from the fire at the water-intake crib located in Lake Michigan off the shore of 71st Street in the South Shore community area of Chicago, Illinois. A temporary wooden structure involved in the construction of a new water-intake crib by George W. Jackson, Inc., burst into flame on January 20, 1909, and 70 workers died in the disaster.