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1. 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...

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. 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. 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."

5. Smaller freight tunnel Smaller freight tunnel Tunnels; Railroads Caption: "A typical view in the smaller sized portion of the tunne.l"
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