Image ID
DN-0065030
Headline
Eastland disaster, four men standing at the base of a staircase on the raised steamer
Date Created
circa August 13, 1915
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-0065030, 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.
104097
Max Pixels - Height
500
Max Pixels - Width
399
KEYWORDS
Lorimer, William,--1861-1934



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eastland disaster four men standing at the base of a staircase on the raised steamer

Image of four men standing at the base of a staircase leading up to the 'tween deck on the raised Eastland steamer in Chicago, Illinois. This staircase proved to be the worst single death trap for the passengers inside the hull aboard the Eastland. Text on the image reads Death stairs of steamer Eastland.

Image of four men standing at the base of a staircase leading up to the 'tween deck on the raised Eastland steamer in Chicago, Illinois. This staircase proved to be the worst single death trap for the passengers inside the hull aboard the Eastland. Text on the image reads Death stairs of steamer Eastland.