Image ID
DN-0055352
Headline
Cherry mine disaster, horse drawn carriages being driven along a road in front of a house in Cherry, Illinois, with a crowd of people gathered on its walk and front steps for the miners' funeral
Date Depicted
circa November 13, 1909
Date Created
circa November 13, 1909
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-0055352, 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
2324
Max Pixels - Width
2861
KEYWORDS
Cherry mine disaster
St. Paul Coal Company
fire
Cherry (Ill.)
transportation
wagons
horse and cart
1960.784
Dry plate negatives.
Fire, 1909
Cherry Mine Disaster, Cherry, Ill., 1909
Funeral rites & ceremonies
Illinois
Cherry
1900-1909
Dwellings
Crowds
Carriages & coaches
Coal mining
Horses
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
cherry mine disaster horse drawn carriages being driven along a road in front of a house in cherry illinois with a crowd of people gathered on its walk and front steps for the miners funeral

Image of horse drawn carriages being driven along a road in front of a house in Cherry, Illinois, with a crowd of people gathered on its walk and front steps for the miners' funeral. Over 250 miners were killed in a fire in the St. Paul Coal Company mine on November 13, 1909. Other houses are visible in the background.

Image of horse drawn carriages being driven along a road in front of a house in Cherry, Illinois, with a crowd of people gathered on its walk and front steps for the miners' funeral. Over 250 miners were killed in a fire in the St. Paul Coal Company mine on November 13, 1909. Other houses are visible in the background.

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