The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

1934 conflagration raging

View of the stockyard fire of May 19, 1934, with a plume of smoke overshadowing Chicago, Illinois. 2,200 firefighters fought the blaze that caused $8 million in damage.


19.7 x 20.7 cm

Tribune Company


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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

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