Image ID
DN-0089536
Headline
Chicago River viewed during a project to straighten the river, dark 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-0089536, 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
2288
Max Pixels - Width
2946
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
transportation
boats
ships
trains
railroads
1960.784
1920-1929
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
chicago river viewed during a project to straighten the river dark exposure

View of the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, during a project to straighten the river, dark exposure. One half of a bridge is sitting closed on the left side of the image, and railroad cars are sitting on railroad tracks on the right side of the image. A barge is moored to a dock in the foreground.

View of the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois, during a project to straighten the river, dark exposure. One half of a bridge is sitting closed on the left side of the image, and railroad cars are sitting on railroad tracks on the right side of the image. A barge is moored to a dock in the foreground.