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Norman Erickson
William R. Crawford Lithography
Steel Mills at Gary by South Shore Line, 1928
color lithograph
106 x 71.1 cm (41 3/4 x 28 in.)
Chicago Historical Society

The proliferation of railroad lines across the country made travel, whether to natural spectacles of the American West like Yellowstone and Yosemite, or to industrial wonders like the steelworks on Chicago's South Side, a popular leisure pursuit.

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