• Chicago in fames - the rush for life over Randolph Street Bridge

    Chapin, John Reuben, 1823-1894 (illustrator), Harper's Weekly (publisher)

    Illustration of crowds of people trying to escape over Randolph Street Bridge during the Chicago Fire of 1871. From the October 28, 1871 issue of Harper's Weekly.

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  • Fire Marshal's Helmet

    Cairns & Brothers (manufacturer)

    Fire Marshal's helmet made of metal painted white. Helmet is a ribbed dome made of four sections joined by pointed metal strips, and with brim that widens and curves down at back. Brass eagle on top o…

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