• Collection ID 1989.0600
  • Title Cady and Huart collection of railroad photographs [graphic].
  • Dates [ca. 1910-1969]
  • Physical description
    • 407 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
    • 4 negatives : b&w ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. or smaller.
  • Collection arrangement Arranged by topic.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment required to view color material in cold storage or negatives in cool storage; please email research@chicagohistory.org.
  • Collection summary Photographs relating to railroad facilities in Chicago (Ill.). A large group of images relate to the construction of the new Union Station during the 1920s, including a few group portraits of officials and staff of the Chicago Union Station Company, ca. 1925, as well as photographs, taken ca. 1915, of the streets and buildings adjacent to the proposed site of the new Union Station, the old Union Passenger Station, the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad passenger terminal, and other railroad properties along the west side of the Chicago River. Other images show construction of mail handling facilities between the Main Post Office building and Union Station, construction of the Gateway Center building, and views of railroad tracks, freight houses, and yards. There are also views of the USO facilities in Union Station, ca. 1951.
  • Finding Aids Note Preliminary container list available online.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Thomas F. Cady and Emil Huart, Jr., 1989 (1989.0600).
  • Names
    • Union Station (Chicago, Ill.) Photographs.
    • Union Passenger Station (Chicago, Ill.) Photographs.
    • Cady, Thomas F., donor.
    • Huart, Emil, Jr., donor.
  • Subjects
    • Bridges Illinois Chicago 1910-1969. lctgm
    • Building Illinois Chicago 1910-1969. lctgm
    • Construction industry Illinois Chicago 1910-1969. lctgm
    • Railroad mail service Illinois Chicago 1910-1969. lctgm
    • Railroad stations Illinois Chicago 1910-1969. lctgm
    • Railroad tracks Illinois Chicago 1910-1969. lctgm
    • Streets Illinois Chicago 1910-1969. lctgm
    • USO clubs Illinois Chicago. lctgm
  • Genre
    • Film negatives. gmgpc
    • Gelatin silver prints. gmgpc
    • Slides Color. gmgpc
  • Geographic name United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
  • Finding aid URL Finding aid available online http://chsmedia.org/media/fa/fa/1989/600.htm