Posts tagged water

The water system of Chicago in 1842.

The water system of Chicago in 1842.

A gondola in the lagoon at the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

A gondola in the lagoon at the Century of Progress World’s Fair, 1933, Chicago.

Walking past the Drake Fountain on LaSalle outside City Hall, 1906, Chicago.
Installed on the Washington Street side in 1892 to provide chilled drinking water to those in the Loop, the fountain was moved to the LaSalle side in 1906. In 1909 it was moved to its present location at 92nd Street and Exchange Ave.
via cityofchicago.org

Walking past the Drake Fountain on LaSalle outside City Hall, 1906, Chicago.

Installed on the Washington Street side in 1892 to provide chilled drinking water to those in the Loop, the fountain was moved to the LaSalle side in 1906. In 1909 it was moved to its present location at 92nd Street and Exchange Ave.

via cityofchicago.org

Couple, Chicago, 1966, Algimantas Kezys

Couple, Chicago, 1966, Algimantas Kezys

The fun police arrives to turn off a hydrant, 1959, Chicago.

The fun police arrives to turn off a hydrant, 1959, Chicago.

Testing the water for pollution at Oak Street Beach, 1948, Chicago

Testing the water for pollution at Oak Street Beach, 1948, Chicago

Ripple Dock, 1965, Chicago. Algimantas  Kezys

Ripple Dock, 1965, Chicago. Algimantas  Kezys

Untitled, 1965, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Untitled, 1965, Chicago. Vivian Maier

Cool Seat, 1965, Chicago. Art Shay

Cool Seat, 1965, Chicago. Art Shay

Swimmer, 1935, Chicago, Nathan Lerner

Swimmer, 1935, Chicago, Nathan Lerner

Keeping cool via water sprinkler from a barrel on a horse drawn wagon, 1927, Chicago.

Keeping cool via water sprinkler from a barrel on a horse drawn wagon, 1927, Chicago.

Lake Michigan floods Lake Shore Drive, 1987, Chicago.

Lake Michigan floods Lake Shore Drive, 1987, Chicago.