Image ID
DN-0056330
Headline
Nelson Morris and Company fire, firemen spraying water over collapsed wall on fire
Date Depicted
December 22-23, 1910
Date Created
December 22-23, 1910
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-0056330, 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
2252
Max Pixels - Width
2915
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1960.784
Nelson Morris and Company
Fires
Union Stock Yard & Transit Company of Chicago
Fire, 1910
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Fire fighters
Ruins
New City (Chicago, Ill.)
1910-1919
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0056330
nelson morris and company fire firemen spraying water over collapsed wall on fire

View of water being sprayed past a collapsed wall at the Nelson Morris and Company stockyards fire in the Union Stockyards, located in the New City community area of Chicago, Illinois. Twenty-one firemen were crushed to death under a falling wall at a fire in Nelson Morris and Company's meat storage house on Dec 22-23, 1910, at the Union Stockyards.

View of water being sprayed past a collapsed wall at the Nelson Morris and Company stockyards fire in the Union Stockyards, located in the New City community area of Chicago, Illinois. Twenty-one firemen were crushed to death under a falling wall at a fire in Nelson Morris and Company's meat storage house on Dec 22-23, 1910, at the Union Stockyards.

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