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lfspbennett00034.tif
One of a series of study photos by planner Edward H. Bennett 1913-1915 in preparation for design of Wacker Drive along the banks of the Chicago River north and west of the central business district.

This exact location remains to be identified. …

lfspbennett00033.tif
This is one of a series of study photos taken by Edward H. Bennett in preparation for design of Wacker Drive and redevelopment of the banks of the river west and north of the central business district.

This exact location remains to be…

lfspbennett00032.tif
One of a series of Chicago River and bridge views taken by Bennett in preparation for the plan of redevelopment of the river banks north and west of Chicago's central business district as Wacker Drive.

This view shows the west bank of the…

lfspbennett00031.tif
This is one of a series of study photographs taken by Edward H. Bennett in preparation for designing Wacker Drive and new river bridges north and west of the central business district.

The photo shows a man and a woman as pedestrians. The…

lfspbennett00030.tif
This photograph is one of a series taken by Edward H. Bennett in preparation for designing Wacker Drive which is north and west of the central business district in Chicago.

The photograph captures a trolley car traveling across the north-south…

lfspbennett00029.tif
This is one of a series of study photographs taken by Edward H. Bennett, 1913-1915, in preparation for designing Wacker Drive, along the river north and west of the central business district, Chicago.

Shown in the upper part against the sky is a…

lfspbennett00028.tif
This view shows the base of a Chicago River bridge, with freight wagon traffic on the bank next to the river, on a brick roadway.

The study photo is one of a series by Edward H. Bennett taken between 1913 and 1915 in preparation for design of…

lfspbennett00027.tif
Shown behind the bridge, according to the sign painted on the building is the Chicago Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad freight house no. 5. The 1914 telephone book lists the downtown freight headquarters as Kinzie Street. The bridge is also labelled…

lfspbennett00026.tif
This may be looking west from the south bank of the Chicago River, with horse and freight wagon traffic on a ramp down to the bank level.

lfspbennett00025.tif
One of Bennett's river series of photos, 1913-1915, showing heavy wagon traffic below a through truss bridge.
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