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Underground freight system
Underground freight system
TitleUnderground freight system
DescriptionCaption: "Loaded freight train at street intersection". From text: "Chicago's great subway, or underground freight railroad, is now ready for operation. It is the most complete and extensive of any tunnel system in the world. Every street in the down-town district, and many outside streets, are duplicated forty feet below the surface by the tunnel system. The entire subway is electric lighted, perfectly dry, clean and well-ventilated."
Date1906
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicagogreatcent321906chic_0064.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicagogreatcent321906chic#page/62/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicagogreatcent321906chic
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Formatimage/jp2
SubjectTunnels
Railroads
Coverage-SpatialChicago (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
Book TitleChicago, the Great Central Market : a magazine of business
CollectionPicture Chicago
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