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Stock yards and Packingtown
Stock yards and Packingtown
TitleStock yards and Packingtown
DescriptionCaption: "Stock yards and Packingtown in distance[.] Beyond the pens at the stock yards, lies Packingtown, where the slaughtered meats are prepared for the markets of the world. It is here that several of the famous millionaires of Chicago made their great fortunes. One noted packing firm killed 712, 000 cattle, 1, 714, 000 hogs, and nearly 500, 000 sheep in a single year. The meat sales aggregated $66, 000, 000."
Date1906
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicago00lhne_raw_0027.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicago00lhne#page/24/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicago00lhne
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Formatimage/jp2
SubjectStockyards
Meat industry
Coverage-SpatialNew City (Chicago, Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1900-1909
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionIndustry
Buildings
Book TitleChicago
Author of the BookL. H. Nelson Company
CollectionPicture Chicago
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