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The elevated rapid transit line, which would become the Chicago Transit Authorities' "L", at Lake Street and Milwaukee Avenue was under construction in 1896. Printed by the Chicago Tribune.

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Elevated track and train, looking east on Van Buren Street from Wabash Avenue, in 1897 Chicago. Printed by the Chicago Tribune.

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A steam power engine pulls the elevated train at the Lake Street "L", circa 1893-1896. Printed in the Chicago Tribune.

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Lake Street, looking west from Wabash Avenue, in 1896 when the "L" was being built. C. H. Cook received $50 dollars for this picture, printed in the Chicago Tribune.
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