University of Illinois at Chicago C. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
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North Branch Canal and industrial buildings
North Branch Canal and industrial buildings
TitleNorth Branch Canal and industrial buildings
DescriptionView looking north along the North Branch Canal running along the east side of Goose Island, with the Goose Island shoreline on the left side of the image. In the center distance is a Peoples Gas Light & Coke Company gas holder, part of the former Willow Street Station Manufactured Gas Plant Site (demolished, formerly located between North Kingsbury Street and the river, just west of the intersection with West Willow Street). The Procter & Gamble plant (demolished) with its two tall smokestacks is visible in the distance on the left. Formerly located at 1232 North Avenue, at North Magnolia Avenue, Procter & Gamble closed the plant in 1990. On the far right of the image, part of the water storage tank for the Carbit Paint factory (927 West Blackhawk Street) is visible.
NotesPhotograph credit: Brubaker, C. William, 1970
Date1953 (Peoples Gas gas holder)
Geographic coverageNear North Side (Chicago, Ill.)
Community Area Number8
Subjectindustrial districts
industrial buildings
storage facilities
gasholders
rivers
riverfronts
LanguageEnglish
TypeImage
Formarchitecture
View Descriptiongeneral view
Physical Description35 mm. slide
CollectionC. William Brubaker Collection (University of Illinois at Chicago)
RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Chicago. Library. [Visual Resources].
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RightsThe University of Illinois at Chicago College of Architecture and the Arts holds reproduction and licensing rights. For more information, please email: lib-permissions@uic.edu.
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File Namebru010_07_hF
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