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1. Post Office Post Office Post offices 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...

2. 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...

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. 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...

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

6. 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...

7. 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...

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

9. 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."

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. 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,...

12. Fisk Hall Fisk Hall 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".

13. Keeley Institute: Waiting for the train 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...
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