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Union Elevated Railroad, State Street Station, Van Buren Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL



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Item Title
Union Elevated Railroad, State Street Station, Van Buren Street, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Location
Van Buren Street, Chicago, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER IL-1-B
Building/structure dates: 1897 initial construction
National Register Number: NR
Significance: One of the stations along the Union Elevated Railroad's Loop. The Loop is part of one of the oldest elevated rail systems still in operation in the United States. This station served an integral part in its operation.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Railroad Stations
Railroad Industry


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Station entrance at intersection of State and Van Buren Sts.
2. Station entrance.
3. Entrance to station at Van Buren and Dearborn Sts.
4. Looking East on Van Buren across Dearborn.
5. Station platform.
6. Platform looking east.
7. Looking East from station showin curve from Van Buren onto Wabash (left). Train crossing from Dan Ryan Line.


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