Destruction of Chicago by Fire
Chicago in Flames
Union Publishing Company
A Great conflagration which visited Chicago on the days of October 8th, 9th & 10th, 1871, laid waste nearly 5 miles of the city, consuming 17,000 buildings, and destroyed $200,000,000 worth of property.
The Great Fire
The City as seen from above Lake Michigan, erroneously showing flames from the Great Fire blowing to the south, rather than northward from De Koven Street.
The Fire Crossing the River from the South to the North Side
Kellogg & Bulkeley, Hartford, Connecticut
The Burning of Chicago
Illustrated London News
28 October 1871
Chicago After the Fire