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1. 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...

2. Chicago For the Tourist Chicago For the Tourist Book covers; Railroad stations Book cover. Full text: "Chicago For The Tourist Reached by the Illinois Central R. R." Image depicts Grant Park, with the Logan Statue in the foreground, and the Illinois Central Station at 11th Street...

3. Illinois Central Station Illinois Central Station Railroad stations Caption: "Grant Park, the Lake, Michigan Boulevard and Central Station of the Illinois Central R. R."

4. Michigan Southern R. R. Depot Michigan Southern R. R. Depot Railroad stations From text: "The Michigan Southern, and Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific trains start from the same depot on Van Buren, opposite LaSalle street."

5. 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,...

6. Railroad crossing bells Railroad crossing bells Railroad crossings Caption: "Hall Signal Co." From text: "The Hall Signal Co. of 50 Broadway, New York, and 340 The Rookery, Chicago, are manufacturers of all kinds of Electric and Mechanical Signaling apparatus for railroads....

7. Monadnock Building Monadnock Building Office buildings Caption: "This building presents the appearance of being the most substantial structure in Chicago. It occupies the entire block bounded by Jackson Boulevard, Clark, Dearborn and Van Buren streets. Several...

8. Railway Exchange Building Railway Exchange Building Office buildings Caption: "This edifice is numbered among the handsomest office buildings in the city. It is located on Michigan Avenue, near the Art Institute, overlooking Lake Michigan. The structure is devoted to office...

9. Motor squad wagon Motor squad wagon Fire fighting equipment; Fire fighters Caption: "Used for all emergency services in the saving of life and property. Responds to all fires with all regular fire equipment. Carries pulmotor, acetylene cutting device and all heavy tools for extricating...

10. 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...

11. Chicago For the Tourist Chicago For the Tourist Book covers; Parks; Statues Book cover. Full text: "Chicago For the Tourist Reached by the Illinois Central R. R." Image depicts the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial in Lincoln Park.

12. Underground tunnel railway Underground tunnel railway Post offices Caption: "The first mail arriving at the Post Office station of the Chicago subway or underground railroad, March 10, 1903."

13. Railway mail car Railway mail car Railroad mail service Caption: "Distributing the mail en route."

14. Mail at Union Station Mail at Union Station Postal service; Railroad stations Caption: "The fast mail at Union Station". From text: "Chicago to-day is the greatest mail center on the continent. Seven hundred tons of this concentrated commerce flow through her gates every twenty-four...

15. Railway post office Railway post office Railroad mail service Caption: "The "R. P. O."--The Railway Post Office"

16. 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...

17. Chicago and Northwestern terminal Chicago and Northwestern terminal Railroad stations Caption: "Passenger Terminal, Chicago Chicago and North Western Railway"

18. Dome and Grand Stairway Dome and Grand Stairway Galleries & museums Caption: "Dome and grand stairway of Art Institute, completed in 1912. Courtesy of Art Institute of Chicago". From text: "There are now in 1911, fifty public exhibition galleries, of which twenty-seven...

19. Suburb of Eggleston Suburb of Eggleston Houses; Housing developments Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] Suburb of Eggleston--Yale Ave., North from 72d St. [See "Outlying Chicago."]". From text: "One of the most prominent suburbs in close proximity to Chicago;...

20. 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...
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