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Pullman Industrial Complex, 111th Street & Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago, Cook County, IL



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B&W Photos

HB438520
Tin Shop

HB438521
Portion Of Erecting Shop, Interior Of Machine Bay

HB438522
Portion Of Repair Machine Shop

HB438523
Rolling Mill

HB438524
Portion Of Sewing Room/portion Of Upholstery Room

HB438525
Interior Of Truck Erecting Shop

HB438526
Portion Of Machine Floor

HB438527
Power House

HB438528
Testing Bureau

HB438529
Moulding Drawing Machines In Steel Cabinet Shops

HB438530
Stores Department/ Steel Storage Yards

HB438531
Passenger Steel Department/a Large Power Press

HB438532
Wheel And Axle Department/interior View Of Wheel And Axle Department

HB438533
Department Of Engineering

HB438534
Interior Of Power House Showing Steam Turbo-electric Generators


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Item Title


Location
111th Street & Cottage Grove Avenue vicinity, Chicago, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-5
Building/structure dates: 1883 initial construction
National Register Number: 69000054
Significance: Between 1880 and 1883 the Pullman Palace Car Company built a complete factory and town on the shore of Lake Calumet for the purpose of building railroad rolling stock. It was among America's first planned industrial communities.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Business Enterprises
Transportation Industry


Related Names
Beman, S. S.
Barrett, Nathan F.
Pullman Palace Car Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Tin Shop
2. Portion of Erecting Shop, interior of machine bay
3. Portion of Repair Machine Shop
4. Rolling Mill
5. Portion of Sewing Room/Portion of Upholstery Room
6. Interior of Truck Erecting Shop
7. Portion of Machine Floor
8. Power House
9. Testing Bureau
10. Moulding Drawing Machines in Steel Cabinet Shops
11. Stores Department/ Steel Storage Yards
12. Passenger Steel Department/A Large Power Press
13. Wheel and Axle Department/Interior View of Wheel and Axle Department
14. Department of Engineering
15. Interior of Power House Showing Steam Turbo-Electric Generators


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