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1. Auto pumping engine Auto pumping engine Fire engines; Fire stations; Fire fighters Caption: "Averages 750 gallons per minute. This style of fire equipment replaces horsedrawn apparatus. It is so designed that the hose wagon and pump are combined in the same apparatus, which eliminates...

2. Auditorium Building Auditorium Building Office buildings; Theaters; Hotels From text: " Auditorium Tower, the highest building in Chicago. The balcony is 260 feet high, and the observatory tower carries the height up to 275 feet. The flagstaff surmounting this is the highest...

3. 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...

4. Public library and John Crerar Library Public library and John Crerar Library Public libraries From text: "The Chicago Public Library occupies one of the handsomest public buildings in the Loop, at Michigan Boulevard, Washington and Randolph Streets. The structure is of Bedford limestone upon a...

5. Navy Pier Navy Pier Piers & wharves; Amusement piers From text: "The Navy Pier, an immense and impressive structure of concrete, steel and glass, nearly 300 feet wide, extends from the foot of Grand Avenue, 3,000 feet into Lake Michigan, at Chicago's harbor...
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