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Passenger Depot of the Chicago and North-Western Railroad, Corner of Wells and Kinzie Streets.

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  • MEDIUM: Handcolored wood engraving,

    DATE: Undated.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 6 1/8 x 3 3/4" (15.5 x 9.5 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A 19th-century perspective of Passenger Depot of the Chicago and North-Western Railroad, Corner of Wells and Kinzie Streets, captured as a wood engraving and hand colored to highlight the details. <br><br> The Passenger Depot of the Chicago and North-Western Railroad, located at the corner of Wells and Kinzie Streets, was a key transportation hub in Chicago during the 19th century. This depot was integral to the development and expansion of the railroad network in the region, facilitating passenger travel and contributing to the city's growth as a major transportation center. <br><br> The Chicago and North-Western Railroad (C&NW), established in 1848, played a pivotal role in connecting Chicago with the northwestern United States. The Wells and Kinzie depot was one of the main stations for passengers traveling on the C&NW lines, serving as a gateway for people arriving in or departing from Chicago.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: This piece is in a mat for handling.

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.

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