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|View looking north along the South Branch of the Chicago River at 14th Street in 1900. The Iowa, Rock Island "A" and Rock Island "B" grain elevators are visible.
This section of the river was filled in as part of a river straightening project in 1927–9. At right the package steamer SS Commodore can be seen tied up.
Image Detroit Publishing Co. 1900. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Historic American Engineering Record, Reproduction Number LC-DIG-det-4a08137. This image is available from the United States Library of Congress's Prints and Photographs division under the digital ID det.4a08137.
|USS Commodore (IX-7
|USS Commodore (IX-7) moored probably at Chicago, IL., circa 1920s.
US Naval History and Heritage Command, Photo # NH 55303, courtesy Shipscribe.com.
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