Image ID
DN-0087905
Headline
Straightening of Chicago River with railroad cars visible from behind steal-beam structure
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-0087905, 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.
133972
Max Pixels - Height
405
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 visible from behind steal beam structure

View of railroad cars sitting on train tracks near the Chicago River, viewed from a behind a steel-beam structure, 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.

View of railroad cars sitting on train tracks near the Chicago River, viewed from a behind a steel-beam structure, 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.