Topics » Business & Economy   March 25, 2011

Photo Essay: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Arson Not Suspected

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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

Arson Not Suspected

The cause of the fire was thought to be from a match, cigarette or the overheating of the sewing machines.

Photo Essay

Photo Essay