|South Water Street, Chicago, Illinois. "The busiest street in the world." (1899)|
|Notice the booking office for the South Haven Line, the company that owned the ill-fated steamship SS Eastland.|
|South Water Street market (circa 1913). People, automobiles, and Horses coexist at a busy South Water Street intersection.|
|South Water Street market in 1917|
|South Water Street market. circa 1918|
|Men loading peaches at Water Street Market.|
|South Water Street market's last day. August 27, 1925|
Compiled by Dr. Neil Gale, Ph.D.
 A Terminal Market is a central site that serves as an assembly and trading place for commodities; an organized market in a city into which large quantities of agricultural products are shipped for distribution and sale.
Thanks for posting these photos and the history behind them! They mean a lot to me!ReplyDelete
I enjoy your posts. Although I lived in Chicago all my life, I never was aware of these interesting facts.ReplyDelete