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Illinois Central Railroad, Grain Elevator "A", South Water Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL



See 29 maps of this location


B&W Photos

HB438781
Photocopy Of Blueprint, Showing 2 Sections.

HB438782
Photocopy Of Photograph, Dated Sept

HB438783
Photocopy Of Photograph, Dated Dec

HB438784
Photocopy Of Photograph, Showing Wood Structural System.

HB438785
Photocopy Of Photograph, Dated May 5, 1943, Showing Workers Dismanteling Structure.

HB438786
Photocopy Of Photograph, Showing Substantial Demolition.


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Item Title


Location
South Water Street, Chicago, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-15
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-2).
Building/structure dates: 1855 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1872 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1943 demolished
Significance: Until the time of its demolition in 1943, this grain elevator was the last surviving 19th century elevator in Chicago.

Subjects
Food Industry
Flour & Meal Industry
Grain Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopy of blueprint, showing 2 sections.
3. Photocopy of photograph, dated Sept. 1, 1919.
4. Photocopy of photograph, dated Dec. 3, 1942.
5. Photocopy of photograph, showing wood structural system.
6. Photocopy of photograph, dated May 5, 1943, showing workers dismanteling structure.
7. Photocopy of photograph, showing substantial demolition.


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