Photo of the famous 'L' elevated subway train in Chicago, as it moves down Wabash Street. Great view of the street below showing shops, storefronts, old buildings, and horse drawn wagons. This old photo dates to 1900. Learn More
Photo of the Illinois Central depot train station in Chicago, IL. Great view of this historic train station as well as old buildings, billboard ads and horse drawn wagons on the street. This old vintage photo dates to 1900. Learn More
Photo of the historic Palmer House hotel on State Street and Monroe corner in downtown Chicago, IL. In addition to the hotel you can see horse drawn wagons and carriages, storefronts and shops, as well as people in early 1900s period dress walking along the streets. This old photo dates to between 1900 and 1910. Learn More
<p>Photograph of Chicago Cubs Hall of Fame baseball player Frank Chance standing at home plate batting. The catcher is Pat Moran of the Philadelphia Phillies. Great old sports memorabilia photo.</p><p><strong>About the Player</strong><br />Frank Leroy Chance (September 9, 1876 – September 15, 1924) was a Major League Baseball player at the turn of the 20th century. Performing the roles of first baseman and manager, Chance led the Chicago Cubs to four National League championships in the span of five years (1906-1910) and earned the nickname "The Peerless Leader". He was elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in 1946.</p><p>Source: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frank_Chance" target="_blank">Wikipedia</a> <br /></p> Learn More
Photo of the lakefront as seen from the Illinois Central train station in downtown Chicago, IL. Great view of Lake Michigan as it appeared in 1901. It is now several hundred yards further out due to landfill expansion. Amazing how different the cityscape looks now compared to 1901. Learn More
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