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[Grand Central Station in Chicago]

Description: One if the nation's greatest rail terminals was the Baltimore and Ohio's Grand Central Station in Chicago. The station has a large clock tower on the corner and automobiles outside on the street. Grand Central Station was opened on Dec 8, 1890.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Chicago water plan

Description: Map shows Chicago street names, canals, and lake tunnels during the late nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:25,334].
Date: 1878
Creator: Shober & Carqueville
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Chicago Harbor Illinois

Description: Map shows railroads and dock ownership by railroads and corporations in Chicago Harbor during the late nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:2400].
Date: 1890
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Illinois.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Illinois during the mid- to late-nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:1,152,000].
Date: [1866..1879]
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Illinois.

Description: Map shows the railroads and counties of Illinois during mid- to late-nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:1,152,000].
Date: [1881..1887]
Creator: A. J. Johnson & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Suburban commuter train leaving Chicago]

Description: One of Illinois Central Railroad's early suburban trains - headed by Engine No. 1050 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive with a consist of five handcrafted wooden cars, having open platforms and under-body truss rods - leaving Central Station in Chicago. At the turn of the century the Illinois Central Railroad was providing commuter service.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Six Tracks of the Chicago Union Station]

Description: Six tracks south of the Chicago Union Station were busy on this autumn day in 1963. Burlington commuter train (center) backs into the station. The Morning Zephyr is pulled by a switcher on its way to be washed, turned and cleaned for its return run to the Twin Cities as the Afternoon Zephyr. Pennsylvania's The General is departing for New York and the Broadway Limited, which has just arrived from the East, is backing into the terminal.
Date: 1963
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad