|The view is looking East on 12th street at Michigan Boulevard toward the lake and the Illinois Central platform and unloading area at Park Place.|
|Cook County Court House facing North on Randolph Street, Chicago 1865.|
Funeral of Abraham Lincoln. His body lying in State in this Court House.
The train had arrived at 11:00am with the procession in the early afternoon. Rather than pull into the main depot, however, the train stopped on a trestle built a short distance into Lake Michigan.
The train remained still, with only its bell tolling its arrival.
|The funeral train stopped on a trestle that carried the tracks out into Lake Michigan in Chicago.|
|The triple arch was designed, constructed and decorated under the superintendence of the well-known architect, W. W. Boyington.|
Compiled by Neil Gale, Ph.D.