Image ID
DN-0053855
Headline
Three firemen holding a fire hose and standing in the charred ruins of the water-intake crib
Date Created
January 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-0053855, 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.
100695
Max Pixels - Height
395
Max Pixels - Width
494
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.).--Fire Dept.--Officials and employees.


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

three firemen holding a fire hose and standing in the charred ruins of the water intake crib

Image of three firemen holding a fire hose, standing in the charred ruins of the temporary water-intake crib structure after the fire 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., in Lake Michigan off 71st Street burst into flame on January 20, 1909, and 70 workers died in the disaster.

Image of three firemen holding a fire hose, standing in the charred ruins of the temporary water-intake crib structure after the fire 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., in Lake Michigan off 71st Street burst into flame on January 20, 1909, and 70 workers died in the disaster.