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Fourth annual review of the commerce, railroads, and manufactures of Chicago, for the year 1855

compiled from several articles published in the Daily Democratic Press.

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Published by Democratic Press Steam Printing House in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
  • Manufactures -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
  • Business -- Illinois -- Chicago.,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Commerce.,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Directories.,
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFourth annual review of the commerce, manufacturers, rail roads, and general progress of Chicago for the year 1855 :, Fourth annual review of the commerce of Chicago, for 1855, Democratic Press (Chicago, Ill. : 1952)
    GenreDirectories., Statistics.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination94 p. :
    Number of Pages94
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24130429M
    OCLC/WorldCa16014867

    — The City of West Chicago, Ill., has cancelled its Railroad Days celebration, scheduled for July , because of the COVID pandemic. The event, hosted by the city and the Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce, was to include a parade and carnival among other events. Chicago, acknowledged rail capital of the United States, was the site of the great Railroad Fair of and Sponsored by some 38 railroad companies along with suppliers such as The Budd Company and The Pullman Company, the fair drew thousands to its Lake Michigan shoreline location for a celebration of " years of railroad progress.".

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      The city would later be able to brag that its Produce Row -- a line of refrigerated warehouses along the railroad tracks -- was the largest in the nation outside of New York and Chicago. The county would one day have more fruit trees than any county in . Chicago, Burlington & Quincy # (O-5b) wearing a special gold livery in November, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Kansas City Union Station's opening. Earlier that year the locomotive was also dressed in gold to mark the centennial of Burlington's Chicago - .


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Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical : Chicago Chicago. 30 Fourth Annual Review of the Commerce, Manufactures, and the Public and Private Improvements of Chicago, for the yearwith a full statement of her system of railroads: and a general synopsis of the business of the city, Copied from several articles published in the Daily Democratic Press (Chicago: Democratic Press Steam Printing House, ),   Chicago, Daily Democratic press (Chicago, Ill.), Annual review of the business of Chicago, for the yearRailroads centering at Chicago.

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Starting in the s, the area was home to many manufacturers of railroad, track, and railcars. The Chicago Car & Locomotive Works had its beginning at Chicago, Illinois, inwhen H.H. Scoville entered into partnership with his three eldest sons, Addison, William and Ives to establish a foundry.

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This group is dedicated to the railroad history of the City of Chicago and its immediate environs. Inthe opening of the Illinois and Michigan Canal allowed shipping from the Great Lakes through Chicago to the Mississippi River and the Gulf of first rail line to Chicago, the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad was completed the same year.

Chicago would go on to become the transportation hub of the United States with its road, rail, water and later air connections.

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