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.
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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