Image ID
DN-0055366
Headline
Sixth Illinois Infantry, Company K from Galesburg, Illinois, standing at attention alongside a railroad car in Cherry, Illinois, after a fire in the St. Paul Coal Company mine
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-0055366, 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
2345
Max Pixels - Width
2866
KEYWORDS
Cherry mine disaster
St. Paul Coal Company
fire
Cherry (Ill.)
transportation
railroads
trains
1960.784
Dry plate negatives.
Fire, 1909.
United States. Army. Illinois Infantry Regiment, 6th (1909). Company K
Cherry Mine Disaster, Cherry, Ill., 1909
Soldiers
Illinois
Cherry
1900-1909
Mine accidents
Coal mining
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0055366
sixth illinois infantry company k from galesburg illinois standing at attention alongside a railroad car in cherry illinois after a fire in the st paul coal company mine

Image of the 6th Illinois Infantry, Company K from Galesburg, Illinois, standing at attention alongside a railroad car in Cherry, Illinois, after a fire in the St. Paul Coal Company mine. Over 250 men were killed in the November 13, 1909 fire.

Image of the 6th Illinois Infantry, Company K from Galesburg, Illinois, standing at attention alongside a railroad car in Cherry, Illinois, after a fire in the St. Paul Coal Company mine. Over 250 men were killed in the November 13, 1909 fire.

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