Image ID
DN-0054510
Headline
Loading a dirt train at the North Shore Channel near Bowmanville, showing an engine and two cars
Date Created
1909
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-0054510, 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.
100882
Max Pixels - Height
395
Max Pixels - Width
498
KEYWORDS



Railroads--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.--lctgm
Hoisting machinery--1900-1909.--lctgm
Canals--Illinois--Chicago--1900-1909.--lctgm
North Shore Channel (Ill.)--1900-1909.
Chicago (Ill.)--1900-1909.
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat

loading a dirt train at the north shore channel near bowmanville showing an engine and two cars

View of a crane loading a dirt train at the North Shore Channel near Bowmanville in Chicago, Illinois. This image shows an engine and two cars, with the crane lowering dirt into the second car. Once completed, the channel branched north from the North Branch of the Chicago River around West Foster Avenue, and ran north through Evanston, Illinois, draining into Lake Michigan at the Wilmette, Illinois, harbor.

View of a crane loading a dirt train at the North Shore Channel near Bowmanville in Chicago, Illinois. This image shows an engine and two cars, with the crane lowering dirt into the second car. Once completed, the channel branched north from the North Branch of the Chicago River around West Foster Avenue, and ran north through Evanston, Illinois, draining into Lake Michigan at the Wilmette, Illinois, harbor.