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Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
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,...
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...
Illinois Central entrance to Chicago
Railroads; Stadiums; Galleries & museums; Aquariums; Parks
Caption: "Illinois Central Entrance to the Heart of Chicago; Soldier Field, Field Museum and Shedd Aquarium in the foreground". From text: "Central Station, on the Boulevard System, has an incomparable...
Illinois Central Station
Caption: "Grant Park, the Lake, Michigan Boulevard and Central Station of the Illinois Central R. R."
Grant Park adjoining Central Station
Caption: "Grant Park, Adjoining Central Station, Showing the Buckingham Fountain and Other New Improvements Under Way." From text: "Buckingham Fountain, in Grant Park at the foot of Congress Street, is...
Caption: "The Post Office The new Post Office Building, one of the most magnificent postal structures in the United States, is located in a square formed by Adams, Clark and Dearborn streets and Jackson...
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...
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...
Underground tunnel railway
Caption: "The first mail arriving at the Post Office station of the Chicago subway or underground railroad, March 10, 1903."
Universities & colleges; Lifesaving stations
Caption: "Fisk Hall, The Academy of Northwestern University: At the right is the United States Life Saving Station. Courtesy of Northwestern University".
Keeley Institute: Waiting for the train
Alcoholism--Treatment; Railroad stations
Caption: "[Engraved for The Standard Guide Company.] The Keeley Institute--Waiting for the Train at Dwight. [See "Keeley Institute."]". From text: "Train time is always looked forward to at Dwight, sometimes...
Lake shore plan from Chicago Ave. to 35th St.
Caption: "Section I of the original lake shore plan from Chicago Avenue on the north to 35th Street on the south, proposed island park and lagoon; also Field Museum and new Illinois Central Railway Station...
New post office site
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...
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...
Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832
Waterfronts; Log buildings; Indigenous peoples
Caption: "Wolf's Point, Chicago, 1832 Near the Site of the North-Western Line Passenger Station, Wells Street, Chicago"
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