Image ID
DN-0056340
Headline
Nelson Morris and Company fire, firemen spraying water on fire over open railroad cars and locomotive
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-0056340, 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
2321
Max Pixels - Width
2899
KEYWORDS
Chicago Daily News
DN-0056340
DN-0056340.tif
Nelson Morris and Company
Union Stockyards
fire
firemen
locomotives
train
Fires
Union Stock Yard & Transit Company of Chicago
Fire, 1910
Illinois
Chicago
1910-1919
Fire fighters
New City (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago (Ill.)
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
nelson morris and company fire firemen spraying water on fire over open railroad cars and locomotive

View of water being sprayed on the Nelson Morris and Company stockyards fire in the Union Stockyards, located in the New City community area of Chicago, Illinois. Open railroad cars and locomotives are visible in the foreground. 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 on the Nelson Morris and Company stockyards fire in the Union Stockyards, located in the New City community area of Chicago, Illinois. Open railroad cars and locomotives are visible in the foreground. 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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10/19/2012