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Building Chicago's Subways

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While the elevated Chicago Loop is justly famous as a symbol of the city, the fascinating history of its subways is less well known. The City of Chicago broke ground on what would become the "Initial System of Subways" during the Great Depression and finished 20 years later. This gigantic construction project, a part of the New Deal, would overcome many obstacles while tunneling through Chicago's soft blue clay, under congested downtown streets, and even beneath the mighty Chicago River. Chicago's first rapid transit subway ...

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Building Chicago's Subways
2018, Arcadia Publishing (SC)

ISBN-13: 9781467129381

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Building Chicago's Subways
2018, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781540235930

Hardcover

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