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1. I & M Canal lock I & M Canal lock Canals; Locks (Hydraulic engineering) Caption: "Canal lock on Illinois-Michigan Canal"

2. First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Railroad stations Caption: "The first depot of the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad Company (now Chicago & Northwestern Railway). This depot stood at the southwest corner of North Canal and West Kinzie streets. It was built...

3. River gateway to canal River gateway to canal Canals; Bridges

4. Natural stone canal banks Natural stone canal banks Canals Caption: "Natural stone banks through the 'rock cut'"

5. Chicago River Chicago River Rivers Caption: "The Chicago River formerly emptied into Lake Michigan, but with the digging of the drainage canal, the current was reversed and the waters now find their way into the Mississippi, much to the...

6. Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Railroad stations Caption: "Passenger terminal of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway, completed in 1911. Courtesy of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway." From text: "In the annual report for the year ending June 30th, 1907,...

7. New post office site New post office site Post offices Caption: "Chicago's recommended new post office site, new Union Terminal to the left, Northwestern Depot to the right. The Chicago Plan Commission has not recommended a type for the new Chicago postal...
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