Burning of Steamers on the Ohio River at Cincinnati May 17, 1869.
Traveling through fire—Fearful peril of a railway train, at Cedar Swamp, on the Eastern Railroad, Maine, Sunday, Sept. 17
A vain girl makes a fireman wait until she fixes her hair preferring to risk her life rather than appear in public not “made up’; New York.
A Fire in the Chicago Opera House creates a stampede among pretty actresses who rush to the street dishabille.
“The scene depicted above is not so tragic as one might suppose. It merely represents the best of husbands, Jones, helping the lovely Mrs. J. to divest herself of her jersey.”
Frank Leslie’s Pleasant Hours, August 1882.