Historical Images

Frozen Niagara River with the American Falls in the background just before the fatal disaster of February 4, 1912

Item

Title
Frozen Niagara River with the American Falls in the background just before the fatal disaster of February 4, 1912
Description
en-CA The Ice Bridge broke apart, with Mr. & Mrs. Eldridge Stanton stranded on a piece of Ice. Burrell Hecock attempted to rescue them but all 3 perished in the Lower Niagara River at the Whirlpool Rapids ;
Identifier
http://www.nflibrary.ca/nfplindex/show.asp?b=1&ref=oo&id=96703
Medium
Black and white photograph
Date Created
19120204
2004-04-13
Extent
7" x 9.5"
Is Part Of
Francis J. Petrie Collection
General Photograph Collection
locator
416513
Subject
Winter Scenes - Niagara
Niagara River - Ice
Niagara River - Accidents
Niagara Falls - American Falls
Spatial Coverage
Canada - Ontario
number
D416513
Format
Photograph
Date Modified
2005-04-21