Image ID
DN-0087466
Headline
Chicago River straightening project with railroad tracks, dirt fields, and factories visible, light exposure
Date Depicted
1929
Date Created
1929
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
DN-0087466, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2313
Max Pixels - Width
2843
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
aerial views
transportation
railroads
trains
1960.784
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
DN-0087466
chicago river straightening project with railroad tracks dirt fields and factories visible light exposure

View of railroad tracks, dirt fields, and factories next to the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, during a construction project to straighten the river, light exposure. A sign for Rock Inland Lines is partially visible in the background. Buildings are visible in the background.

View of railroad tracks, dirt fields, and factories next to the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, during a construction project to straighten the river, light exposure. A sign for Rock Inland Lines is partially visible in the background. Buildings are visible in the background.