edward payson weston a long distance walker being escorted by fire chief horan police chief shippy alderman badenoch and policemen past crowds of spectator to the federal building

Image of Edward Payson Weston, a long-distance walker, being escorted by Fire chief Horan, Police chief Shippy, Alderman Badenoch, and policemen past crowds of spectator to the Federal Building at South Dearborn Street and West Jackson Boulevard in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Weston, who was 69 years old, arrived in Chicago on Nov. 27, 1907, after a walk of 1200 miles from Portland, Maine.

Image of Edward Payson Weston, a long-distance walker, being escorted by Fire chief Horan, Police chief Shippy, Alderman Badenoch, and policemen past crowds of spectator to the Federal Building at South Dearborn Street and West Jackson Boulevard in the Loop community area of Chicago, Illinois. Mr. Weston, who was 69 years old, arrived in Chicago on Nov. 27, 1907, after a walk of 1200 miles from Portland, Maine.