Image ID
DN-0002033
Headline
Doremus Congregational Church excursion train wreck
Date Depicted
July 13, 1904
Date Created
July 14, 1904
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2015, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0002033, 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
2884
Max Pixels - Width
4056
KEYWORDS
DN-0002033.tif
Glenwood (Ill.)
1960.784
Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Company
Doremus Congregational Church (Momence, Ill.)
Excursion train wreck, Glenwood, Ill., July 13, 1904
Railroad accidents
Illinois
Glenwood
1900-1909
Railroad cars
Men
Children
Exterior views
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
Chicago
Momence (Ill.)
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
DN-0002033
doremus congregational church excursion train wreck

Image of overturned and damaged train cars from a train accident with men and children standing in front of the wreckage. An accident involving the Doremus Congregational Church excursion train took place in Glenwood, Illinois, on July 13 at 6:55 P.M., and 16 people died, more than 80 were injured. The excursion train collided with a coal train known as Extra No. 144 on tracks of the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Company.

Image of overturned and damaged train cars from a train accident with men and children standing in front of the wreckage. An accident involving the Doremus Congregational Church excursion train took place in Glenwood, Illinois, on July 13 at 6:55 P.M., and 16 people died, more than 80 were injured. The excursion train collided with a coal train known as Extra No. 144 on tracks of the Chicago & Eastern Illinois Railroad Company.

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