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1. Stock yards and tower Stock yards and tower Stockyards; Meat industry Caption: "All visitors to Chicago are sure to include a trip to the celebrated stock yards during their sojourn in the city. Thousands of head of cattle are slaughtered here daily. The cattle are housed...

2. Stock yards and Packingtown Stock yards and Packingtown Stockyards; Meat industry Caption: "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...

3. American Brewing Academy American Brewing Academy Brewing industry; Schools Caption: "Amerikanische Brauer-Academie." Writing on building in image: "Wahl & Henius American Brewing Academy Scientific Station for Brewing American Brewers Review." The American Academy of Brewing...

4. Armour elevator Armour elevator Grain elevators Caption: "The Armour grain elevator is the largest in the city, and belongs to the millionaire meat packer. The owner is noted for his great wheat operations on the Board of Trade. The vast quantities...

5. Corner, manufacturing room Corner, manufacturing room Jewelry making

6. Section of polishing room Section of polishing room Jewelry making

7. Corner, watch repair room Corner, watch repair room Jewelry making

8. Section, engraving room Section, engraving room Jewelry making

9. Post Office pneumatic tube system Post Office pneumatic tube system Post offices; Pneumatic tubes Caption: "End of the big pneumatic tube system in the basement of the Chicago Post Office." From text: "The underground pneumatic tube system is the largest of the kind in the world. There are three double-tube...

10. Post office overhead carrier system Post office overhead carrier system Post offices Caption: "Overhead carrier system in the post-office, similar to cash carriers used in stores."

11. Underground tunnel railway Underground tunnel railway Post offices Caption: "The first mail arriving at the Post Office station of the Chicago subway or underground railroad, March 10, 1903."

12. Railway mail car Railway mail car Railroad mail service Caption: "Distributing the mail en route."

13. Mail at Union Station Mail at Union Station Postal service; Railroad stations Caption: "The fast mail at Union Station". From text: "Chicago to-day is the greatest mail center on the continent. Seven hundred tons of this concentrated commerce flow through her gates every twenty-four...

14. Railway post office Railway post office Railroad mail service Caption: "The "R. P. O."--The Railway Post Office"

15. Underground freight system Underground freight system Tunnels; Railroads Caption: "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...

16. Smaller freight tunnel Smaller freight tunnel Tunnels; Railroads Caption: "A typical view in the smaller sized portion of the tunne.l"

17. Entrance to Stock Yards Entrance to Stock Yards Stockyards Caption: "Entrance to Stock Yards." From text: "No reference to Chicago of a statistical nature, even of the most infinitesimal character, would be complete without passing reference at least to the Union...

18. Railroad crossing bells Railroad crossing bells Railroad crossings Caption: "Hall Signal Co." From text: "The Hall Signal Co. of 50 Broadway, New York, and 340 The Rookery, Chicago, are manufacturers of all kinds of Electric and Mechanical Signaling apparatus for railroads....

19. Weir & Craig Mfg. Co. building Weir & Craig Mfg. Co. building Factories; Smelters Writing on the side of building, in image: "Machine shop & brass foundry. Plumbers. Steam & gas fitters--Supplies. Weir & Craig Mfg. Company. Iron foundery." From text: "It is only reasonable that in Chicago,...

20. Bolt and rivet department Bolt and rivet department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
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