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The wonderful Navy Pier at the foot of East Grand Avenue, is one of the great sights of the Middle West Coast over $4,500,000. It is 3,000 feet long, 292 feet wide. The freight and passenger buildings are each 340 feet long and 100 feet wide and have the largest passenger sheds in the world. On the roof of the two passenger sheds are board walks, each nearly 1/2 mile long, the longest board walks between the oceans

Physical Description

One linen postcard with divided back published by Gerson Brothers, Chicago, Illinois, and printed in the United States by Metrocraft, Everett, Massachusetts.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–Illinois–Cook County–Chicago

Publisher

Gerson Bros.

Printer

Metrocraft

Printing Process

Chromolithography

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Publisher Series

519

Postcard Collection Number

Illinois-11

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

368 KB

Image Format

Image/Jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Cop-Darc\Postcards\Linen Postcards\Illinois\IL-11A

Copyright

This postcard may be protected by copyright law. It is being made available for non-commercial, personal, educational, and research use only. It is the responsibility of the user to locate and obtain permission from the copyright owner(s) or heirs for any other use.

Keywords

Navy Pier (Chicago, Illinois), Piers & Wharves, Lake Michigan Coast (Illinois)

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