Image ID
DN-0005642
Headline
Polk Street ferry, Bowser, docked along the Chicago River
Date Depicted
1908
Date Created
1908
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Sun-Times Media, LLC. All rights reserved.
Credit Line
DN-0005642, Chicago Sun-Times/Chicago Daily News collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Horizon Bib. No.
78786
Max Pixels - Height
457
Max Pixels - Width
640
KEYWORDS
Bowser (Ferry)
Ferries--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.--lctgm
Chicago River (Ill.)--1900-1909.
Chicago (Ill.)--1900-1909.
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat
polk street ferry bowser docked along the chicago river

Image of the Polk Street ferry, Bowser, docked along the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois. This image was taken from a bridge over the Chicago River, with the bridge visible on the left side of the image. The Polk Street Bridge spanned the south branch of the Chicago River and this image may have been taken in that area.

Image of the Polk Street ferry, Bowser, docked along the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois. This image was taken from a bridge over the Chicago River, with the bridge visible on the left side of the image. The Polk Street Bridge spanned the south branch of the Chicago River and this image may have been taken in that area.