Image ID
DN-0005741
Headline
Five fire fighters at Colby Furniture Store fire
Date Depicted
1908
Date Created
1908
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-0005741, 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.
Horizon Bib. No.
79006
Max Pixels - Height
2911
Max Pixels - Width
4115
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
Chicago (Ill.). Fire Dept.
Fires
Winter
Commercial facilities
Illinois
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
1900-1909
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
John A. Colby & Sons
Buildings
Officials and employees
Colby Furniture Store
Fire, 1908
Chicago
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Wabash Avenue (Chicago, Ill.)
DN-0005741.tif
five fire fighters at colby furniture store fire

Image of five fire fighters spraying water on the Colby Furniture Store which is covered in ice from fire extinguishing. The firemen appear in silhouette against the ice of the building. The building, owned by John A. Colby & Sons was located at 29 South Wabash Avenue (formerly 148 Wabash Avenue) in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois.

Image of five fire fighters spraying water on the Colby Furniture Store which is covered in ice from fire extinguishing. The firemen appear in silhouette against the ice of the building. The building, owned by John A. Colby & Sons was located at 29 South Wabash Avenue (formerly 148 Wabash Avenue) in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois.

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