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

3. Marvin Hughitt Marvin Hughitt Railroads Caption: "Marvin Hughitt: President of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway since 1887."

4. John P. Ahrens, E. B. Leigh and E. T. Walker John P. Ahrens, E. B. Leigh and E. T. Walker Railroads; Factories; Business people Caption: "John P. Ahrens, Vice President; E. B. Leigh, President and General Manager; E. T. Walker, Secretary and Treasurer".

5. Board of directors Board of directors Railroads; Factories; Business people Caption: "Board of Directors: E. L. Adreon, John P. Ahrens, Jesse A. Baldwin, E. B. Leigh, F. P. Hays, C. S. Gleed, Albert Blair".

6. Chicago general offices Chicago general offices Railroads; Factories

7. Draughting department Draughting department Railroads; Factories Draughting department for Chicago location of the Chicago Railway Equipment Company.

8. Tool department Tool department Railroads; Factories Tool department for Chicago Railway Equipment Company.

9. Shop No. 2 Shop No. 2 Railroads; Factories Caption: "N. E. Corner Shop No. 2."

10. Shop No. 1 Shop No. 1 Railroads; Factories Caption: "Section of Shop No. 1".

11. Assembling department Assembling department Railroads; Factories

12. Power room Power room Railroads; Factories

13. 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:...

14. 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:...

15. Forge department Forge department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.

16. General views, looking S.W. and west General views, looking S.W. and west Railroads; Factories Views of Chicago Railway Equipment Co. plant in Marion, Indiana.

17. Bolt and rivet department Bolt and rivet department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.

18. Bolster department Bolster department Railroads; Factories Caption: "Bolster Dep't Hydraulic Press Multiple Punch". Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.

19. Solid beam department Solid beam department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.

20. Assembling department Assembling department Railroads; Factories Photograph is included in section on company's Jersey City facility.
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