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Santa Fe Railroad, Grain Elevator, On Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad slip, South side of sanitary & ship canal, Chicago, Cook County, IL

Santa Fe Railroad, Grain Elevator, On Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad slip, South side of sanitary & ship canal, Chicago, Cook County, IL

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Summary

Significance: This large grain processing complex was built in 1906 with a 400,000 bushel capacity and accommodation for 360 railroad cars. After a fire in 1932, the site was rebuilt with reinforced concrete silos.
Survey number: HAER IL-75
Building/structure dates: 1906 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
John S. Melcalf Company
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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