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Passenger terminal, Chicago and North Western Railway, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1907-1914

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Summary:Street view of the passenger terminal of the Chicago and North Western Railway, Chicago, Illinois, circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "Covers 10 acres; cost over $24,000,000. Capacity of handling a quarter of a million patrons daily. Located between Canal and Clinton streets, fronting on West Madison and extending over Washington and Randolph to Lake Street. One of the finest monuments ever erected to the commercial life and spirit of the West." Postmark date: June 25, 1914; Postcard number: 1925; Message included. Message reads: "June 25, '14. Dear Friends-Just a line to tell you we are having a very good time but that we have not forgotten our friends. Will leave tonight for St. Paul again and from there go down to Iowa. Hope this finds you all well. With best wishes to you and yours. ? Bruce"
Provider:V.O. Hammon Publishing Co.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Illinois
Place of origin – Settlement:Chicago
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Illinois
Geographical subject – Settlement:Chicago
Topical subjects:Railroad stations
Chicago and North Western Railway Company
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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