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1. 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...

2. Comiskey and White Sox spring training train Comiskey and White Sox spring training train Baseball; Railroads Caption: "Charles A. Comiskey has the distinction of being the first club-owner to use special trains to carry his players across the country. In this wintry picture, "Commy" is shown standing in the snow...

3. Brake beam department Brake beam department Railroads; Factories Caption: "Brake Beam Department--North". The Chicago Railway Equipment Company was established in 1887, and in its first twenty years of operation it produced and sold over six million brake beams. (Source:...

4. Brake beam department Brake beam department Railroads; Factories Caption: "Brake Beam Department--South". The Chicago Railway Equipment Company was established in 1887, and in its first twenty years of operation it produced and sold over six million brake beams. (Source:...

5. Forge department Forge department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.

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

7. Bolster department Bolster department Railroads; Factories Caption: "Bolster Dep't Hydraulic Press Multiple Punch". Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.

8. Bird's-eye view Bird's-eye view Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.

9. Solid beam department Solid beam department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.

10. Assembling department Assembling department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.

11. Shipping department Shipping department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Marion facility.

12. Office and old power plant Office and old power plant Railroads; Factories Caption: "Office and Old Power Plant View from South Corner". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.

13. Furnace rooms and annealing building Furnace rooms and annealing building Railroads; Factories Caption: "General Views looking North Showing Furnace Rooms--looking East Showing Annealing Building and New Foundries". Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.

14. Annealing department Annealing department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.

15. Shipping department Shipping department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Grand Rapids facility.

16. Illinois Central entrance to Chicago Illinois Central entrance to Chicago Railroads; Stadiums; Galleries & museums; Aquariums; Parks Caption: "Illinois Central Entrance to the Heart of Chicago; Soldier Field, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium in the foreground". From text: "Central Station, on the Boulevard System, has an incomparable...

17. Railway lines south from Chicago Railway lines south from Chicago Maps; Railroads Caption: "Illinois Central and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroads and Connections Showing Direct Lines to Chicago." From text: "Direct to Chicago via the Illinois Central R. R. Best of daily through...

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

19. Marvin Hughitt Marvin Hughitt Railroads Caption: "Marvin Hughitt: President of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway since 1887."

20. John P. Ahrens, E. B. Leigh and E. T. Walker John P. Ahrens, E. B. Leigh and E. T. Walker Railroads; Factories; Business people Caption: "John P. Ahrens, Vice President; E. B. Leigh, President and General Manager; E. T. Walker, Secretary and Treasurer".
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