Image ID
DN-0084232
Headline
Fireman climbing on a ladder leaning against an elevated train track after an accident, crowd standing on the ground
Date Depicted
1927
Date Created
1927
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-0084232, 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
2916
Max Pixels - Width
2289
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
trams
public transit
elevated
1960.784
Conductors (Music)
1920-1929
Railroad accidents
Elevated railroads
Crowds
Wabash Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Illinois
Chicago
DN-0084232
fireman climbing on a ladder leaning against an elevated train track after an accident crowd standing on the ground

Image of a fireman climbing on a ladder leaning against an elevated train track on Wabash Avenue in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, after an accident. Two men are standing on the rear platform of an elevated train car, and two ladders are leaning against the track, and a crowd is visible standing on the ground below. Text on image reads: L Wreck, Wabash and Madison.

Image of a fireman climbing on a ladder leaning against an elevated train track on Wabash Avenue in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois, after an accident. Two men are standing on the rear platform of an elevated train car, and two ladders are leaning against the track, and a crowd is visible standing on the ground below. Text on image reads: L Wreck, Wabash and Madison.