Image ID
ICHi-025312
Headline
Elevated train in Chicago's Loop.
Date Depicted
1897
Date Created
1897
Creator
Mellen Photo Company
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
photographic prints
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-025312; Mellen Photo Company, photographer
Storage Location
MVF: Transportation - Railroads - Street railroads - Elevated railroads - Illinois - Chicago - 1900-1999 - Folder 1
Acquisition Source
Gift of Rand McNally and Company, 1952
Max Pixels - Height
6166
Max Pixels - Width
4799
KEYWORDS
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El tracks
CTA
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Chicago (Ill.)
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trams
built environment
20%
Van Buren Street
Wabash Avenue
ICHi-25312
i25312.tif
Mellen Photo Company
1800's
1800s
1897
19th century
A.M. Rothschild and Company building
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elevated train in chicagos loop

Elevated track and train in Chicago's Loop, looking east on Van Buren Street from Wabash Avenue, with A.M. Rothschild and Company building visible, Chicago, Illinois, 1897.

Elevated track and train in Chicago's Loop, looking east on Van Buren Street from Wabash Avenue, with A.M. Rothschild and Company building visible, Chicago, Illinois, 1897.

7/1/2008