“Burning of Six Hundred Freight-Cars on the Panhandle Railroad, South of Fiftieth Street, on the Evening of July 6th”

G. A. Coffin, Charles Mente. From Harper's Weekly, July 21, 1894.

Image of Burning of Six Hundred Freight-Cars on the Panhandle Railroad, South of Fiftieth Street, on the Evening of July 6th

This image depicts the destruction of Pullman cars in response to industrialist, George Pullman, laying off workers and slashing wages during an economic downturn.

Metadata Details
Item Type Magazine Article
Title Burning of Six Hundred Freight-Cars on the Panhandle Railroad, South of Fiftieth Street, on the Evening of July 6th
Publication Title Harper's Weekly
Short Title Burning of Six Hundred Freight-Cars, 1894
Creator G. A. Coffin, Charles Mente
Publication Date July 21, 1894
Call Number folio A 5 .392
Location General Collections 2nd floor