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The Lost City!: Drama of the Fire-Fiend! or, Chicago, as It Was, and as It Is! and Its Glorious Future! a Vivid and Truthful Picture of All of Interest Connected With the Destruction of Chicago and the Terrible Fires of the Great North-West .

by Frank Luzerne ; edited by John G. Wells
Format
Book; Online; EBook
Published
New York : Wells & Co. ; Chicago, Ills : M.A. Parker & Co. ..., 1872.
Language
English
Variant Title
Chicago, as it was, and as it is
Running title, title on cover and on added t.p.: Through the flames and beyond : Chicago as it was and as it is!
Drama of the fire-fiend!
Drama of the fire-fiend! or, Chicago, as it was, and as it is
ISBN
1425531075, 9781425531072
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Pioneer history : Chicago as it was in the earlier days : facts and incidents from various sources of authentic information
  • General history : improvements - town and city organizations - price of real estate - instances of sudden fortunes, etc.
  • Present history : a brief glance at some salient points of Chicago's pre-eminence
  • Prominent buildings destroyed and those preserved within the burnt district
  • A general account : of what the authors saw and heard, including his personal view of the fire, and many thrilling incidents
  • The great conflagration : historically treated : the first fire
  • The great fire : of the eighth of October
  • The burning city / by N. S. Emerson
  • Incidents, accidents, tragedies, and wonderful escapes : a record of facts stranger than any fiction
  • The Fire Marshal's graphic story of the great fire : startling incidents forcibly detailed
  • Call for help for Chicago / by N. S. Emerson
  • Starting of the first lightning train : with relief for Chicago / by N. S. Emerson
  • Relief : heavenly charity - sublime sympathy ; The great heart of the people aroused ; Immense donation from all parts of the country, etc.
  • Railroads
  • The great northwest fires : full description, with thrilling incidents
  • The great fires of the past.
Description
316 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
"Profusely illustrated with maps and engravings from photographs taken on the spot."
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