Topics » Business & Economy   March 25, 2011

Photo Essay: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Piles of Cloth

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Photo: Public domain. Photographer unknown.

Centennial Anniversary Factory Owners and WorkersPiles of ClothArson Not Suspected Firefighters on the WayLocked Doors, Broken ElevatorsAttempts to IdentifyCharred RemainsCause of DeathDeadly Industrial AccidentDestructionIn MemoryStill StandingBrown Building, ManhattanPerished in the Triangle Fire

Piles of Cloth

Heaps of scrap cloth in the factory were later thought to have fueled the fire.

Photo Essay

Photo Essay