Entrance to Stock Yards
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Caption: "Entrance to Stock Yards." From text: "No reference to Chicago of a statistical nature, even of the most infinitesimal character, would be complete without passing reference at least to the Union Stock Yards and the part they play in the world's economy. ... The yards were considered quite isolated at the time, but the city has grown so rapidly they have been annexed to it and are now about half way between the limits and the City Hall in a flourishing business district. In the beginning 120 acres were covered with pens but the growth of the business has necessitated an extension of pens to 300 acres and where 2,000 pens accommodated stock at the start, 5,000 are now necessary.
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
|Union Stock Yards (Chicago, Ill.)|
|New City (Chicago, Ill.)|
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