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1. 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...

2. Post Office pneumatic tube system Post Office pneumatic tube system Post offices; Pneumatic tubes Caption: "End of the big pneumatic tube system in the basement of the Chicago Post Office." From text: "The underground pneumatic tube system is the largest of the kind in the world. There are three double-tube...

3. 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...

4. Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park Sheridan Road, Lincoln Park Parks; Roads From text: "North Side--Lincoln Park. This is the oldest park of them all and has attraction and features peculiar to itself. Among them are a beautiful and well-developed foliage, a slightly rolling contour,...

5. Entrance to Calvary Cemetery Entrance to Calvary Cemetery Cemeteries From text: "The improved taste of late years in the choice of sites for cemeteries and the methods adopted for their embellishment, together with the wide-felt public interest in them, and the laws which...

6. Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery Gateway to Oak Woods Cemetery Cemeteries Caption: "Gateway to Oakwoods (sic) Cemetery." From text: "This beautiful cemetery stands in the front rank, as one of the handsomest of Chicago's burial grounds. It is located south of 67th St. between...

7. 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...

8. Entrance to Waldheim Cemetery Entrance to Waldheim Cemetery Cemeteries From text: "Situated in the town of Harlem, on the Desplaines River, and about nine miles from the city, is a German cemetery of exceptional beauty in its general aspect as well as in the tasteful and...

9. University of Chicago University of Chicago Universities & colleges From text: "University of Chicago [i]s located within four miles of the Court House, and on the route of the Cottage Grove horse-cars, within a few steps of the shores of Lake Michigan. It is conducted...

10. 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...

11. Looking north on State from Madison St. Looking north on State from Madison St. Commercial streets Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Looking north on State From Madison St. [See "Guide."]". From text: "[W]e will endeavor to do the great retail avenue of Chicago, or at least a portion...
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