Historic Map - Chicago, IL - 1902
View of Chicago, Cook County, I.L., 1902 / drawn & published by Geo. H. Walker & Co.
This colorful print of Chicago, Illinois was drawn and published by Geo. H. Walker & Co. in 1902. It details the terminals of the Chicago & North-Western Railway at Chicago. The popular rail system begun in 1865 operated over more than 5,000 miles of track by 1902 from Illinois to Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Wisconsin.
This illustration highlights the sleek modern CNW system of 1902 and includes the company logo at the lower right.
The map produced in 1902 includes streets, buildings, bridges and waterways. It portrays port activity and railroad routes. Featured is an inset map of the Chicago & North-Western Railway as it travels through town. It lists locations of passenger stations, ticket outlets and freight offices.
Features references to the following locations:
- General Offices: 5th Ave. & Lake St.
- City Ticket & Freight Offices: 210 & 212 Clark St., cor. Adams St.
- Wells & Kinzie Sts.
- Oakley Ave. & Kinzie St.
- Clybourn Junction.
- State Street Sta., 4 North State St.
- Grand Ave. Sta., Grand Ave. & Jefferson St.
- 16th Street Sta., Meagher & Jefferson Sts.
- 40th Street Sta., Chicago Ave. & 46th St.
- Wood Street Sta., Oakley Ave. & 14th St.
- North Ave. Sta., 166 West North Ave.
- Deering Sta., Diersey Ave. near Lincoln St.
- Union Stock Yards.
- Western Ave. Yards.
- Ada St. Yards.
- Mayfair Yards.
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