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Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants’ Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association
Subjects: Street-railroads
Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co

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inthe last few years. They are the Inventions of Mr. John A. Brill,vice-president of (he J. G. Brill Co. f.TH Yi:ak. N.I. 4—Ot-T. 14. 1904.1 I».\ir,Y STREKT IJAILW.W i;i;\ IKW. 787 These cars are equipped with Brill anglc^iron bumpers, radialdraw-bars, ratchet brake bandies. Dedenda gongs, conductorsgongs, foldins gates, round-corner seat-end panels, tradj scrapersand Dumpit sand boxes. All the trucks shown have side frames solid forged in a singlepiece—a method o( construction peculiar to the J. G. Brill Co. COMPLETED TUNNEL UNDER THE HUDSON RIVER. The first of the projected tunnels under the Hudson Kiver.connecting New York Cit.v with the New Jersey river front, is nowcompleted. The new tunnel rvins from 15th St.. Hobokefa. to apoint near Christopher St., Manhattan, and it will be used ulti-mately for bringing the electric cars of the Public Service Cor-poration into direit connection with the cars of the Metropolitansystem in New York. It is the intention to extend the tunnel

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TLN.NEI, UNDER HLIJSO.V RIVER. north on the Manhattan side to a point near 33rd St. and SixthAve., where connection will also be made with the New YorkSubway, and with the tunnel of the Pennsylvania R. R. The importance of this new tunnel under the Hudson River canhardly be overestimated. Within a radius of 25 miles from theJersey terminal there is a resident population of more than amillion and a half nf iicnidp to all of whom New York is the busl-

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Title: The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnesota. A guide to the lakes and rivers, to the plains and mountains, to the resorts of birds, game animals and fishes; and hints for the commercial traveler, the theatre manager, the land hunter and the emigrant
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Chicago and North Western Railway Company Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
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Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago & North-Western Railway Co.

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for a line ofsteamers, calling at all the localities named. Theclimate of Portage lake in the summer is one ofthe most delicious on the American continent, and,aside from its great attraction as the site of the 74 The North and West Illustrated. largest copper industry in the world, the tourist orpleasure seeker will find much to interest in study-ing the scenery on either side of the lake. Thesection also affords some excellent trout streams. Names of silver and copper mines in the LakeSuperior country, which may be reached via Mar-quette, Houghton & Ontonagon Railroad, andsteamers from LAnse: Copper—Calumet andHecla, Copper Harbor, Atlantic, Hancock, EagleRiver, Pewabic, Allouez, Franklin, Osceola, Phoe-nix, Quincy, Albany and Bos. Silver—Superior,Cleveland, Collins, Ontonagon, Pittsburg, Excel-sior, Scranton, Luzerne, and several others, Portage Lake is an irregular body of water,about twenty miles in length, extending nearlyacross Keweenaw Point to within two miles of Lake

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The Mills at Minneapolis, Minn.—page 90 Superior. Steamers and sail-vessels drawing 1*2feet can pass through Portage Entry, and navigatethe lake with safety. This body oi water was an oldand favorite thoroughfare for the Indians, and theJesuit Fathers who first discovered and exploredthis section of the country. During the wintermonths the atmosphere is very clear and transpar- ent in the vicinity of Houghton, and all throughKeweenaw Point; objects can be seen at a greatdistance on a clear day, while sounds are conveyeddistinctly through the atmosphere, presenting aphenomenon peculiar to all northern latitudes.This is the season of health and pleasure to thepermanent residents. Portage and Lake Superior Ship Canal. Thisimportant work was commenced in 1868, andfinished in 1873, at a cost of about ,500,000. Itslength is 2X miles, with piers 600 feet in length,extending out into Lake Superior on the north,affording a safe entrance for downward boundvessels. The canal is 100 feet wide

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Title: The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnesota. A guide to the lakes and rivers, to the plains and mountains, to the resorts of birds, game animals and fishes; and hints for the commercial traveler, the theatre manager, the land hunter and the emigrant
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Chicago and North Western Railway Company Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
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ogicalSchool and Womans College. Sixteen hundred 104 The North and West Illustrated. students are beiug educated here. In the city aregas works, water works, twelve churches, one news-paper, banks, and many fine business houses. Wilmette, (Indian, Ouilmette) is 14 miles fromChicago, and has 500 residents. It is located in anatural grove of hard wood trees, which lend theirattractions to the place. Winnetka. The name is said to be Indian, forBeautiful Land, which well describes the village.It has a population of 900 souls, four churches, fineschools, one of 600 scholars, a hotel for 100 guests,and business houses enough to supply all the com-mercial wants of the people. This also is a temper-ance village. Lake Side, 18 miles out, is a grow-ing village. Glencoe, 19 miles from Chicago, wasfirst settled by W. S. Gurnee, in 1869, and has now500 residents. The village is half a mile from thestation, and has natural groves, good water, schools,and churches. Ravinia, 21 miles from Chicago, is

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Lake Dells, Milwaukee, Wis.—page pushing itself into notice as a pleasant suburb ofChicago. Highland Park, 23 miles from Chicago, has acharming location, on high bluffs overlooking LakeMichigan. The town was laid out by a companythat has spent much money in building streets andwalks, and otherwise improving it. It has severalgood schools, four churches, and excellent society.Highland Hall was built for a hotel, and is used forthat purpose from May to September, while, duringthe rest of the year, it is occupied as a Collegiate In-stitution for the education of young ladies, with thefollowing broad and comprehensive curriculum : A Preparatory Department—with the usual Ele-mentary Branches, pursued with great thorough-ness ; a Department of Literature— including Gram-mar, Ancient, Medieval and Modern History, Rhet-oric, Composition, Literature, and Criticism; aDepartment of Natural Science—including Physics,Chemistry, Astronomy, Mineralogy, Geology, Zool-ogy, and Botany; a Mathem

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Title: The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnesota. A guide to the lakes and rivers, to the plains and mountains, to the resorts of birds, game animals and fishes; and hints for the commercial traveler, the theatre manager, the land hunter and the emigrant
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Chicago and North Western Railway Company Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
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Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago & North-Western Railway Co.

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Cross was first erected, and here the firstmass said, in the territory now included within thelimits of the State of Wisconsin—and is almostwithout a rival in the State in the inducements itoffers to summer tourists, or to those who desire acool and pleasant retreat from the heat and mala-ria of the South. The ancient settlement hasnearly passed away, but there remains sufficient to recall the memories of the past; while the moderncity, with its spacious and elegant hotels, its fineschool houses and other public buildings, its largeand well-filled stores, and its beautiful privateresidences, make a pleasing contrast with theremains of the past. The city is surrounded on all sides but one bywater; lying in the point of land at the conflucnoeof the Fox and East rivers, and about a mile fromthe mouth of the former. Both of these rivers arenavigable for steamers, the Fox river being navi-gable for the largest class of lake vessels. It hasalso connection, through the Ghken Bay & Min-

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The Cliff House, Devils Lake, Wis.—page 82. nesota Railwat, with Winona, St. Paul andMinneapolis, and all the magnificent scenery ofNorthern Minnesota. It is connected with bothshores of Green Bay by comfortable and convenientsteamers. A line of steamers connects with thetrains of the Chicago & North-Western Railway,and makes tri-weekly trips up the east coast ofGreen Bay, making landings at Fish River, Stur-geon Bay, and other ports on that shore. Green Bay, with its suburbs, contains a popula-tion of 12,000 to 15,000 persons. It is noted for thehealthfulness of its climate—enjoying almost en-tire immunity from all epidemic diseases. The cityis laid out with great precision and regularity—itsstreets being all broad and straight, and the mostof them are shaded by rows of magnificent oldmaples, elms and poplars on either side, that, insome cases, interlace their boughs in the centre;this gives to the place a charming rural aspect,while at the same time it has all the advantag

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Title: The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnesota. A guide to the lakes and rivers, to the plains and mountains, to the resorts of birds, game animals and fishes; and hints for the commercial traveler, the theatre manager, the land hunter and the emigrant
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Authors: Chicago and North Western Railway Company Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
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mp;Lyons, proprietors. This house is situated close tothe waters of the bay, and is a charming locationfor a summer home. Mesdames Williams andSherman keep excellent boarding houses. Therates for private board range from to perweek. A daily line of Pullman Palace Cars is runbetween Chicago and Marquette, by the Chicago &North-Western Railway Company. Marquette, as a watering place, cannot well beexcelled. Romantic scen-ery surrounding one onevery side, a cool, bracingatmosphere, which, tothose who may be suffer-ing from the heat of asummer sun, is, as itwere, the balm ofGilead. In the fore-ground a beautiful bayspreads away to the dis-tant shore (which is oftencompared to the bay ofVenice), whose silverywaters often lie like animmense mirror beneaththe rays of the settingsun, and when dottedwith vessels and steam-ers, presents a sceneworthy the pencil of anartist. Salmon troutabound in its waters, andare often taken by trol-ling, weighing from fiveto twenty-five pounds each

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The Falls of Minnehaha, Minn.—page 90 One person not infre-quently captures from one to twenty fish per day,in the season. There are a number of streams inthe vicinity, where the speckled beauties are await-ing the fly of the angler. Marquette has a population of about 8,000. It islighted with gas, and is supplied with water fromthe cool, crystal lake by the Holly water system. To the invalid or tourist, needing a few weeksrecreation, we-recommend them by all means toseek the pure air and splendid climate in andaround the fair city of Marquette. Sailing over thebroad, clear waters of Lake Superior, trolling forthe large thirty-pound lake fish, beating the moun-tain streams for speckled trout, visiting the rollingmills, furnaces, mines, and other objects of interest,will serve to pass away several weeks in an amusingand profitable manner. The hotels here are wellkept, very comfortable and charges reasonable. We quote from the Mining Journal: Thepeople of Marquette are remarkably well

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Title: The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnesota. A guide to the lakes and rivers, to the plains and mountains, to the resorts of birds, game animals and fishes; and hints for the commercial traveler, the theatre manager, the land hunter and the emigrant
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Chicago and North Western Railway Company Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
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Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Chicago & North-Western Railway Co.

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ral smallerones, and the Rock River University, a popular andgrowing college, with a full corps of thoroughlyeducated professors. The business portion of thecity is built on the sides of hills sloping towardsthe river, with the residence portion on the higherhills beyond. It is one of the most sightly andenterprising cities in the West, and bids fair toattain very large proportions. Col. John Dement,who made a national reputation in the BlackHawk War,* still has his home here. In the vicinity of Dixon are many attractive re-sorts and much picturesque scenery, a portion ofwhich we illustrate. A small steamer runs betweenDixon and Grand De Tour, 12 miles, and passesen route many islands and picturesque points ofinterest. Visitors to Dixon will be amply paid bytaking a trip on the river and spending severaldays in its vicinity. The river provides amplefishing grounds, and the fisherman will be abun-dantly repaid by angling in its waters. Gameabounds, the golden plover, upland plover, the

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Dixon, III.—On the Rock River. machine shops with 16 men, Bennett, Thompson &Funks mill with 12 men, Baker & Underwood 42men, a flax and bagging factory 90 men, The GrandDe Tour Plow Works 70 men, Vann & Meanscarriage factory, 15 men, Adams & Davis 20 men, awoolen mill 10 men, a wind mill and pump shop 12men, and Orvis & Co. plow works 75 men. Over0,000 are here invested in manufacturing estab-lishments, operating over 500 men, and paying out inwages over ,000 monthly. Yet with all of thesefactories in active operation, less than one-sixth ofthe water power is used. Large quantities of lime ofa superior quality is made here. The city is wellsupplied with hotels, of which the following are thebest—The Nachusa House, by Major Cheney, for150 guests: The Railroad House, by Person Cheney,with rooms for 100 guests, and a dining room thatcan seat 300 passengers at the dining tables that areso largely patronized by the through passengers ofthe great California ronorthwestillustr1876chic

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Year: 1891 (1890s)
Authors: American Street Railway Association Street Railway Accountants’ Association of America American Railway, Mechanical, and Electrical Association
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Publisher: Chicago : Street Railway Review Pub. Co

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TLN.NEI, UNDER HLIJSO.V RIVER. north on the Manhattan side to a point near 33rd St. and SixthAve., where connection will also be made with the New YorkSubway, and with the tunnel of the Pennsylvania R. R. The importance of this new tunnel under the Hudson River canhardly be overestimated. Within a radius of 25 miles from theJersey terminal there is a resident population of more than amillion and a half nf iicnidp to all of whom New York is the busl-

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KA«T HIDE Of TWI> LUCK l.> >UHTI1 TUNSKL. nnw and Rocial Mecca. More than 300,000 people crosH th<r Hud-Mon Riv»T dally In ferry boats. The new tunnel will permitthroUKh electric, railway Hervlce from Newark. Montilair. theOranKeii. Hackenfuu-k. Knglewood, Iatemon, Passaic. Hayonne.Jersey Cily and Holioken. directly Into Manhattan withoutchaoKe of cars, ll Is bellevrMi the cflrrylnR capacity of this newmeans of communication will lie taxed to ils utmost from the clayday It Is op. ned for reRular lraffl<-. The tunnel just completed is one of two that are beiui; built bythe New York & New Jersey Railroad Co., for the purpose ofcreating physical connections between the network of electricrailway lines in New Jersey, and the surface and subway lines ofManhattan. The tunnel now completed is the northerly one. Thesouth tunnel parallels this a short distance to the south. About2.000 ft. of the south tunnel is now completed and work is pro-gressing at the rate of 42 ft. p

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Title: The North and West illustrated for tourist, business and pleasure travel : The popular resorts of California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Dakota, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, northern Michigan and Minnesota. A guide to the lakes and rivers, to the plains and mountains, to the resorts of birds, game animals and fishes; and hints for the commercial traveler, the theatre manager, the land hunter and the emigrant
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Chicago and North Western Railway Company Stennett, W. H. (William H.), 1832-1915
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miles from the city of La Crosse,to which stages run twice daily, connecting withboth our passenger trains. A stage also runs fromhere via Melrose to Black River Falls, three timeseach week. Considerable lumbering is carried on at 98 The North and West Illustrated. this station. From this point a line of railroad isbeing built into La Crosse, and soon we shall haveour through trains running into that enterprisingcity. Midway, 273 miles from Chicago. New Amster-dam, 4 miles distant, McGilroys Ferry, 5 miles,Gales Ferry, and Stevenstown, 5miles, are tributa-ry. La Crosse, 8 miles distant, is reached by stage. Trempealeau, 284 miles from Chicago, is inTrempealeau county, (a large but not densely pop-ulated county,) 7 miles from Galesville, the cap-ital of the county, and has 600 inhabitants. PineCreek, 291 miles, Marshland, 292 miles, andBluff1 Side, 295 miles from Chicago, are new sta-tions. We have now reached the Mississippi river,and will cross it on a fine bridge, built at a cost of

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W. S. Ingrahams Gold Fish Pond, Waukegan, III.—page 105 0,000 by the Chicago & North-Western RailwayCo., and at 297 miles from Chicago reach Winona. This city of 11,000 persons, is the cap-ital of Winona county, Minn., which was organizedin 1854, and has 28,000 inhabitants. Lake Winonaadjoins the city limits, and in an early day was sonoted for its game, that its surroundings were named Prairie aux Isle, or Prairie of Winged Fowl.1Some years after it was named Wabasha Prairie,after the Sioux chief of that name, whose tribe formany generations made this location its home. Thecounty is quite famous for its trout streams. Thecity of Winona is the largest and most important commercial city in Southern Minnesota, and thethird in point of population in the State, and is sit-uated on a beautiful level prairie, on the west bankof the Mississippi river. The first white settlementmade in this place was in 1851. Winona is noted for the natural beauty of its site ;for its healthfulness ;

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Title: An illustrated history of the State of Iowa : being a complete civil, political, and military history of the state, from its first exploration down to 1875; including a cyclopaedia of legislation during the administration of each of the governors, from Lucas (1836) to Carpenter; with historical and descriptive sketches of each county in the state separately, embracing interesting narratives of pioneer life, including an account of the commercial, agricultural and educational growth of Iowa
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Tuttle, Charles R. (Charles Richard), b. 1848 Durrie, Daniel S. (Daniel Steele), 1819-1892
Subjects: Mormons
Publisher: Chicago : Richard S. Peale & Company

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grazing farmsof which it is the location. The areaof the county is 315,290 acres. TheDes Moines river waters its northeastcorner, and by its tributaries, SoapLick, Salt creek and Chequest creeks,it drains and renders fruitful a veryextensive range. Fox river, North andSouth Wyacondah and the Sabinsflow through the county on their wayto the Mississippi, affording a plenti-ful water supply and good drainage,and along the several streams, belts andgroves of good timber are very con-veniently located. Smooth prairieswith just enough of rise and fall tosecure adequate drainage constitutethe divides. The records of the county agricul-tural society show the remarkable factthat a premium was awarded duringthe second annual fair for the produc-tion of 138 bushels of corn from a-sin-gle acre. In the following year thepremium for production was awardedfor 213 bushels from one acre, andwheat has been raised to the extent offorty bushels from one acre, the aver-age being nearly twenty. Farming is

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480 Tuttles History of Iowa. well carried out in Davis county, andthe Keokuk and Des Moines railroadcarries to good markets the surplusproductions of the fertile and wellused land. There is no county inIowa which excels Davis for grazingand stock raising. Blue grass is asafe crop every time, but hay, timothyand clover are mainly relied on.Stock runs at large on many of theprairies and the wild grasses fatten aswell as feed them, while there is nodifficulty in their procuring as muchgood water as they desire. Splendidherds enrich the county in many ofits sections, and add much to thebeauty of the quiet scene. Fruits of all kinds that can be pro-duced in temperate climates will growin Davis county, and large quantitieshave actually been shipped. There aremany vineyards in good bearing inthis county, and many varieties flour-ish exceedingly well. The Osage or-ange hedge which comes to a sufficientgrowth in this county in five years,has attracted the attention of the farm-ing community, t

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ing building, hump yard, custom house, in-spection sheds, wheel pit, signal towers, yardelectrification, team tracks, etc. With thiswork completed the company now has at thispoint one of the most complete and fullyequipped plants, for the handling of freightand passengers to be found in this country.In this issue we shall treat, principally, of thelayout and architectural features of this im-provement, and in a succeeding issue shallcover the structural features of the work. and with the cross-overs in the train shed inuse about 30 minutes can be saved in makingup the trains and getting them across theriver, from that required to operate to andfrom the Third St. Station. The general scheme is that of a throughstation layout with 10 passenger tracks and 1express track under the cover of the trainshed. There are 7 through freight tracks inthe open south of the train shed and parallelto it at the same elevation. All of the tracks

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Fig. 1. Layout of Passenger Terminal of Michigan Central R. R. at Detroit, Mich. Mich., this improvement being the last stepin the extensive plan worked out by this com-pany. The entire project includes the tunnelsunder the Detroit River, the train sheds,yards and equipment, grade separation andbridges, coach yards, service building, warm- CENKRAL FEATLKES. To avoid the shuttle movement of all trainswhich was necessary when entering and leav-ing the old station the new terminal was lo-cated on the main line about % mile north-west of the tunnel portal. With this location are suiiported on a steel substructure for adistance of about 040 ft., the usable spaceunder the right-of-way being occupied by theInited States mail service and by baggageand express companies, etc. (see Fig. 1).In designing each part of the terminal pro- June 24. l»14. Engineering and Contracting 13 vision has been made for a considerable in-crease in traffic above that now required bythe Michigan Central, in order

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