Topics » Business & Economy   March 25, 2011

Photo Essay: The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Centennial Anniversary

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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

Centennial Anniversary

March 25, 2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, where 146 workers died from the fire or jumped to their deaths. Note that some viewers may find some of the images disturbing.

Photo Essay

Photo Essay