Halsted Street Station

Street Address: 
16th St. & Halsted St.
Chicago, IL

Title: Signal tower at Halsted St. Station
Creator: Lee, Russell, 1903-1986
Date Created: 1948-05

Photograph of a row of signal towers seen down an empty track next to a deserted platform. On a track to the left is a steam engine with two men standing on a platform at the rear. On a track to the right is a line of freight cars next to the wall of the Griswold & Walker building. More photographs of this location can be found here.

These images are part of the Newberry digital collection Daily Life Along the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad. The CB&Q archives at the Newberry documents the nineteenth century operations of the Burlington and its component roads.

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