• Title Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Terminal demolition
  • Variant Title Western Warehousing Company Plant, Polk Street Terminal
  • Creator Price, William L., 1861-1916
  • Description View of the demolition of the Western Warehousing Company at the Pennsylvania Railroad's Polk Street freight terminal in 1974. The railway station was located between Polk and Taylor Streets, west of the South Branch of the Chicago River and east of Canal Street. Two wrecking cranes are in use; the clock tower at the north end of the building is visible at the right. A glimpse of the top of the former Central Post Office is visible to the left of the clock tower.
  • Notes Photograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1974
  • Iso Date 1918; 1974
  • Date 1918 (Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Terminal)
  • Geographic Coverage Near West Side (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Community Area 28
  • Subject railroad terminals; warehouses; demolition; clock towers (towers)
  • Subject Vocabulary Scheme AAT
  • Language English
  • Language Code eng
  • Type Image
  • Form architecture
  • View Description general view
  • Physical Description 35 mm. slide
  • Slide Binder Book13
  • Slide Accession Number 13-4-B
  • Collection C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
  • Repository University of Illinois at Chicago. Library. [Visual Resources].
  • Citation Cite as [creator]. [title]. [file name]. [collection].
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  • Local Identifier bru013_04_bF
  • Item Url http://collections.carli.illinois.edu/u?/uic_bru,1813
  • Digital Collection C. William Brubaker Collection
  • Rights The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Architecture and the Arts holds reproduction and licensing rights. For more information, please email: lib-permissions@uic.edu.