Image ID
DN-0087904
Headline
Straightening of Chicago River with railroad cars on train tracks
Date Depicted
1929
Date Created
1929
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-0087904, 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.
133971
Max Pixels - Height
401
Max Pixels - Width
499
KEYWORDS




Chicago (Ill.)--1920-1929.
Dry plate negatives.--gmgpc
Gelatin dry plate negatives.--aat


United StatesIllinoisCook CountyChicago.
straightening of chicago river with railroad cars on train tracks

View of railroad cars sitting on train tracks near the Chicago River, during construction on a plan developed by the Chicago Plan Commission to straighten the river in order to provide a new channel for the south branch of the river between West Polk and West 18th Streets. Text on a large sign in the background reads: Rock Inland Lines.

View of railroad cars sitting on train tracks near the Chicago River, during construction on a plan developed by the Chicago Plan Commission to straighten the river in order to provide a new channel for the south branch of the river between West Polk and West 18th Streets. Text on a large sign in the background reads: Rock Inland Lines.