Posts tagged fire

Fire at the Museum of Science and Industry, 1963, Chicago.

Fire at the Museum of Science and Industry, 1963, Chicago.

Alley fire, 1946, Chicago. Wayne Miller

Alley fire, 1946, Chicago. Wayne Miller

Looking south on Rush from Oak, 1978, Chicago.

A fire is being extinguished at Rush and Walton.

Looking south on Rush from Oak, 1978, Chicago.

A fire is being extinguished at Rush and Walton.

Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury

Fire on the “L” tracks along Wabash, 1904, Chicago. Albert Fleury

Fire on the 52nd floor of the Hancock Tower, 1971, Chicago.

Fire on the 52nd floor of the Hancock Tower, 1971, Chicago.

View from the ruins of the Peristyle after the fire of January 1894, Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

View from the ruins of the Peristyle after the fire of January 1894, Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

Smoldering coal embers burn on the north side of the Chicago River’s east branch in the days after the Great Fire, 1871, Chicago.

Smoldering coal embers burn on the north side of the Chicago River’s east branch in the days after the Great Fire, 1871, Chicago.

Before and after photos of the Great Fire, looking south on Wabash from Jackson, 1871, Chicago.

Before and after photos of the Great Fire, looking south on Wabash from Jackson, 1871, Chicago.

Aftermath of the MLK riots on W Madison St, 1968, Chicago. Lee Balterman

Fire at 3430 N Lincoln (at Newport), 1920, Chicago.

Fire at 3430 N Lincoln (at Newport), 1920, Chicago.

Fire on the river at LaSalle, 1951, Chicago

Fire on the river at LaSalle, 1951, Chicago

Frozen remains of the Barton Hotel, 644 W Madison, 1955, Chicago. 
29 people died in the fire.

Frozen remains of the Barton Hotel, 644 W Madison, 1955, Chicago.¬†

29 people died in the fire.

Immolation, 1966, Chicago. Art Shay
via Chicagoist

Immolation, 1966, Chicago. Art Shay

via Chicagoist

The Cold Storage Building burns, July 1893, Columbian Exposition, Chicago.
17 men died fighting the fire.

The Cold Storage Building burns, July 1893, Columbian Exposition, Chicago.

17 men died fighting the fire.

The dome at Notre Dame de Chicago burns, Harrison and Racine, 1978, Chicago.

The dome at Notre Dame de Chicago burns, Harrison and Racine, 1978, Chicago.