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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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...

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

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

6. 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".

7. Board of directors Board of directors Railroads; Factories; Business people Caption: "Board of Directors: E. L. Adreon, John P. Ahrens, Jesse A. Baldwin, E. B. Leigh, F. P. Hays, C. S. Gleed, Albert Blair".

8. Chicago general offices Chicago general offices Railroads; Factories

9. Draughting department Draughting department Railroads; Factories Draughting department for Chicago location of the Chicago Railway Equipment Company.

10. Tool department Tool department Railroads; Factories Tool department for Chicago Railway Equipment Company.

11. Shop No. 2 Shop No. 2 Railroads; Factories Caption: "N. E. Corner Shop No. 2."

12. Shop No. 1 Shop No. 1 Railroads; Factories Caption: "Section of Shop No. 1".

13. Assembling department Assembling department Railroads; Factories

14. Power room Power room Railroads; Factories

15. 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:...

16. 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:...

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

18. General views, looking S.W. and west General views, looking S.W. and west Railroads; Factories Views of Chicago Railway Equipment Co. plant in Marion, Indiana.

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

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