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Chicago Steam Laundry, 1895, Chicago.

Chicago Steam Laundry, 1895, Chicago.

Kool-Aid: Although invented in Hastings, Nebraska in 1927, it’s production was moved to Chicago in 1931.

The plant, located at 7400 S Rockwell, would make Chicago the home of Kool-Aid for the next 70 years. Kool-Aid is now made in Mexico.

Labels from Chicago based brewers, 1930s, Chicago.

Emil Brach stading outside his store, Brach’s Palace of Sweets, North Ave at Frontier Ave (a few blocks east of Halsted), 1905, Chicago.

Of course, Brach’s would go on to become the iconic candy company we know today.

Emil Brach stading outside his store, Brach’s Palace of Sweets, North Ave at Frontier Ave (a few blocks east of Halsted), 1905, Chicago.

Of course, Brach’s would go on to become the iconic candy company we know today.

Ore bearing ships arrive at the Inland Steel docks, 1946, Chicago.

Ore bearing ships arrive at the Inland Steel docks, 1946, Chicago.

Steelyard, 1948, Chicago. Alexander Haug

Steelyard, 1948, Chicago. Alexander Haug

Chicago, 1929, Gregory Orloff

Chicago, 1929, Gregory Orloff

The Melting Pot, Chicago, 1926, George Ames Aldrich

The Melting Pot, Chicago, 1926, George Ames Aldrich

Looking from Adler Planetarium to the pollution producing steel plants to the south, 1940, Chicago.

Looking from Adler Planetarium to the pollution producing steel plants to the south, 1940, Chicago.

The Wrigley Factory, 3535 S Ashland, 1933, Chicago.
Built in 1911, the plant finally closed in 2005.

The Wrigley Factory, 3535 S Ashland, 1933, Chicago.

Built in 1911, the plant finally closed in 2005.

The Chicago bottling plant of the Fred Miller Brewing Company (Miller High Life, The Champagne of Beers!, etc), 1895, Chicago.
MillerCoors is now headquartered in Chicago.
via MillerCoors.com

The Chicago bottling plant of the Fred Miller Brewing Company (Miller High Life, The Champagne of Beers!, etc), 1895, Chicago.

MillerCoors is now headquartered in Chicago.

via MillerCoors.com

Stockyard butchers, 1895, Chicago

Stockyard butchers, 1895, Chicago

The Russian Exhibit in the Manufactures Building, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago

The Russian Exhibit in the Manufactures Building, Columbian Exposition, 1893, Chicago

Gum comes off the assembly line at Wrigley, 1932, Chicago. Margaret Bourke-White

Gum comes off the assembly line at Wrigley, 1932, Chicago. Margaret Bourke-White

Passing beneath the 12th Street (Roosevelt) bascule bridge, 1900, Chicago.

Passing beneath the 12th Street (Roosevelt) bascule bridge, 1900, Chicago.