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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. Stock yards and tower Stock yards and tower Stockyards; Meat industry Caption: "All visitors to Chicago are sure to include a trip to the celebrated stock yards during their sojourn in the city. Thousands of head of cattle are slaughtered here daily. The cattle are housed...

3. Jim Colosimo and Dale Winter Jim Colosimo and Dale Winter Criminals; Organized crime; Singers Caption: "A rare photograph of "Big" Jim Colosimo and his wife, Dale Winter, taken shortly after their marriage. Note the laced shoes. Colosimo, over-lord of the Chicago underworld for twenty years, engaged...

4. 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,...

5. 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;...

6. Brake beam department Brake beam department Railroads; Factories Caption: "Brake Beam Department--North". The Chicago Railway Equipment Company was established in 1887, and in its first twenty years of operation it produced and sold over six million brake beams. (Source:...

7. Brake beam department Brake beam department Railroads; Factories Caption: "Brake Beam Department--South". The Chicago Railway Equipment Company was established in 1887, and in its first twenty years of operation it produced and sold over six million brake beams. (Source:...

8. Officers of Local Union No. 183 Officers of Local Union No. 183 Labor unions From text: "The first union of women workers, of the great packing houses of the Union Stock Yards of Chicago, was organized at the University of Chicago Settlement last April with twenty charter members....
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