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  1. B.F. Harris, II House, Champaign, Illinois - a selection of images
    Multi-Page Item | 5 pages

    Different views of the B.F. Harris II House.
  2. ACE 199 Chicago Tour: Walking in Downtown
    Image | 2014

    Students from the ACE 199 class walk in downtown Chicago to their next appointment.
  3. Store and Restaurant street railway depot
    Image | 1907

    photo shows proximity of the Depot, store, and restaurant. Located at NW area of grounds.
  4. Aerial View of Buildings Taken from a Point East of North Neil Street
    Image

    Taken from a point east of the 800 block of North Neil Street, looking west. Visible are the Urbana and Champaign Railway, Gas, and Electric Co. street car barn (in the foreground) and the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, and Saint Louis Railway Co. depot.
  5. Aerial View of Buildings Taken from a Point North of the Intersection of the Railway Tracks and Walnut Street
    Image

    Take from a point north of the intersection of the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago, and St. Louis Railway Co. tracks and Walnut Street, looking south.
  6. Urbana and Champaign Railway, Gas, and Electric Co. streetcar barn
    Image

    Shows the east side of the structure.
  7. Illinois Traction System/Urbana and Champaign Railway, Gas, and Electric Co. building
    Image

    Shows the north and west sides of the structure.
  8. Railway Exchange Building
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "This edifice is numbered among the handsomest office buildings in the city. It is located on Michigan Avenue, near the Art Institute, overlooking Lake Michigan. The structure is devoted to office purposes, being designed especially for the accommodation of railroad headquarters." Building designed by firm of Burnham and Root.
  9. Michigan Avenue streetwall
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Chicago's Sky Line and Water Front of the Down-Town Business District" Caption also identifies buildings in view. They are, from left to right: "Blackstone Hotel", "Harvester Building", "Congress Hotel and Annex"", "Auditorium Hotel", "Fine Arts Building", "Chicago Club", "McCormick Building", "Stratford Hotel", "Railway Exchange Building", "Theodore Thomas Orch...
  10. Railway lines south from Chicago
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Illinois Central and Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroads and Connections Showing Direct Lines to Chicago." From text: "Direct to Chicago via the Illinois Central R. R. Best of daily through train service from the South[.] As shown by the opposite map, the Illinois Central, in addition to its lines in other directions, has a particularly strong group of direct l...
  11. Underground tunnel railway
    Image | 1903

    Caption: "The first mail arriving at the Post Office station of the Chicago subway or underground railroad, March 10, 1903."
  12. Railway mail car
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "Distributing the mail en route."
  13. Railway post office
    Image | 1906

    Caption: "The "R. P. O."--The Railway Post Office"
  14. Chicago and Northwestern terminal
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Passenger Terminal, Chicago Chicago and North Western Railway"
  15. First depot of Galena & Chicago Union Railroad
    Image

    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 in 1848 and was Chicago's first railroad depot. In 1881 the depot was removed. By courtesy of Chicago Historical Society" From text: "It was a one-story frame building...
  16. Terminal of Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
    Image | 1912

    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, mention is made of the new passenger terminal which has lately been completed on the West Side between Lake street on the north, and Madison street on the south, occupyi...
  17. Marvin Hughitt
    Image | 1912

    Caption: "Marvin Hughitt: President of the Chicago & Northwestern Railway since 1887."
  18. John P. Ahrens, E. B. Leigh and E. T. Walker
    Image | 1908

    E. T. Walker, Secretary and Treasurer".
  19. Board of directors
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Board of Directors: E. L. Adreon, John P. Ahrens, Jesse A. Baldwin, E. B. Leigh, F. P. Hays, C. S. Gleed, Albert Blair".
  20. Chicago general offices
    Image | 1908

  21. Draughting department
    Image | 1908

    Draughting department for Chicago location of the Chicago Railway Equipment Company.
  22. Tool department
    Image | 1908

    Tool department for Chicago Railway Equipment Company.
  23. Shop No. 2
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "N. E. Corner Shop No. 2."
  24. Shop No. 1
    Image | 1908

    Caption: "Section of Shop No. 1".
  25. Assembling department
    Image | 1908

  26. Power room
    Image | 1908

  27. Brake beam department
    Image | 1908

    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: Encyclopedia of Chicago http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/2387.html. ) Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  28. Brake beam department
    Image | 1908

    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: Encyclopedia of Chicago http://www.encyclopedia.chicagohistory.org/pages/2387.html. ) Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.
  29. Forge department
    Image | 1908

    Photograph is included in section on company's Detroit facility.