Historic B&W photos of Chicago (19th century)

Historic B&W photos of Chicago (19th century)


In the 19th century, Chicago became the nation’s railroad center, by 1910 over 20 railroads operated passenger service out of 6 different downtown terminals. In 1883, the standardized system of North American time zones was adopted by the general time convention of railway managers in Chicago. This gave the continent its uniform system for telling time.

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century

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Historic B&W photos of Chicago in 19th Century


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