Picture St. Marys
Reid's Crystal Hall Collapse


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Postcards
Description:
Postcard view of the Reid's Crystal Hall collapse that happened July 16th, 1907 after the building was undergoing renovations. Unfortunately, the building was not structurally stable and the whole thing collapsed. Eight people were killed, and many more injured.
Notes:
This postcard is in poor condition.
The events in this postcard occurred in London, Ontario - the nearest major city to St. Marys.
Inscriptions:
"Reid's Crystal Hall Collapses - 8 Crushed to Death - July 16th, 1907"
Publisher:
Dwyer
Place of Publication:
London, Ontario
Date Of Event:
July 16th, 1907
Dimensions:
Width: 14 cm
Height: 9 cm
Image Dimensions:
Image Width: 10.1cm
Image Height: 7.5cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
035pc-OA
Collection:
O'Rourke Postcard Album
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.98339 Longitude: -81.23304
Donor:
Jane (O'Rourke) Peters
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
O'Rourke Postcard Album. "Reid's Crystal Hall Collapse." St. Marys Museum, 035pc-OA.
Terms of Use:
Reproduction of digital objects is restricted to fair use for personal study or research; any other use must be done with permission of copyright holder.
Reproduction Notes:
This image is a watermarked low resolution reproduction.
High resolution images are available at the St. Marys Museum for a fee.
Contact
St. Marys Museum
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

177 Church Street South,

P.O. Box 998,

St. Marys, Ontario.

N4X 1B6

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Reid's Crystal Hall Collapse


Postcard view of the Reid's Crystal Hall collapse that happened July 16th, 1907 after the building was undergoing renovations. Unfortunately, the building was not structurally stable and the whole thing collapsed. Eight people were killed, and many more injured.