Lumber on the docks, Chicago

MiS Chicago Lakefront and River Photos, Folder 3, Item 6, Newberry Library.

A view of Chicago's lakefront lumber docks. Ships arrived here from ports in the upper Great Lakes and transferred their cargo to waiting rail cars. The lumber appears to be telegraph poles.

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Source:
MiS Chicago Lakefront and River Photos
Date:
ca. 1890
Subjects:
Industry Lumber Railroads Transportation
Places:
Chicago (Ill.) Lake Michigan
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