Topics » Business & Economy   March 25, 2011

Photo Essay: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Charred Remains

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Photo: Public domain. New York Times photographer.

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

Charred Remains

Bodies lay on the sidewalk on the building’s east side. Two victims were found alive one hour after this photo was taken. 

Photo Essay

Photo Essay