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1. Water Tower Water Tower Waterworks; Pumping stations Caption: "The Water Tower[.] The North Water Works are situated on Chicago Avenue near the lake shore. Here a stone tower, one hundred and sixty feet high, receives water from the lake forced by four engines...

2. Chicago Water Works Chicago Water Works Waterworks From text: "… it was not until Monday, March 25th, 1867, that the water was let into the tunnel to flow through the water pipes and hydrants of the city. On that day the new water works were formally...

3. Proposed South Water Street improvements Proposed South Water Street improvements Streets; Rivers Caption: "View of proposed South Water Street and river front improvements by E. H. Bennett, consultant architect. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission." From text: "To complete Chicago's...

4. South Water Street today South Water Street today Commercial streets Caption: "South Water Street as it is today--a physical misfit in Chicago's scheme of development." From text: "South Water Street today is an economic waste; a burdensome charge on all the people; a drawback...

5. New South Water Street New South Water Street Commercial streets Caption: "A typical scene of new South Water Street from State to Market Streets to be carried through along the river bank to connect with the upper and lower levels of Michigan Avenue." From text: "Consider...

6. Water tower and pumphouse Water tower and pumphouse Waterworks Caption: "Chicago Water Works."

7. Clark and South Water Streets Clark and South Water Streets Business districts Caption: "Street Scenes Before the War Intersection of Clark and South Water Streets By Courtesy of the Chicago Historical Society"

8. Clark and South Water Streets Clark and South Water Streets Commercial streets; Waterfronts Caption: "Corner Clark and South Water Streets Before the Fire. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society".

9. 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...

10. 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...

11. Michigan Avenue streetwall Michigan Avenue streetwall Buildings; Waterfronts Caption: "Chicago's Sky Line and Water Front of the Down-Town Business District" Caption also identifies buildings in view. They are, from left to right: "Blackstone Hotel", "Harvester Building", "Congress...

12. Entrance to Forest Home Entrance to Forest Home Cemeteries From text: "This cemetery is situated between West Madison and West Twelfth Sts., about four and one half miles west of the present City Limits, and embraces the most beautiful part of the once celebrated...

13. George B. Carpenter & Co. George B. Carpenter & Co. Stores & shops Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Geo. B. Carpenter & Co.--Fifth Ave. and South Water St. [See "Guide."]"

14. Union Stock Yards Union Stock Yards Stockyards Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Union Stock Yards, Looking toward the Exchange. [See ""Great Industries."]". From text: "Located on South Halsted st.; in the former town of Lake, now...

15. Clarendon Beach Clarendon Beach Beaches Caption: "Clarendon Beach. Tens of thousands in the water at Clarendon Beach, 1916: 23,000 bathers have visited this single beach in one day. What better argument could possibly be had for the 'Reclamation...

16. 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...

17. 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...

18. Compulsory bath Compulsory bath Lodging houses From text: "Next in order is the bath. This is administered in an open, well-lighted room, 18 x 24 feet, containing eight hot and cold water showers, strong soap, brushes and towels without stint. Should...
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