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Crumbling Institutions was uploaded to Flickr

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West Loop somewhere

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I took Crumbling Institutions on June 25, 2012 at 03:35PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 09, 2017 at 09:40AM

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March 9th, 2017 at 12:41 pm

Moorish Science Temple of America inc was uploaded to Flickr

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Temple Nine, 1000 N Hoyne, Ukrainian Village, Chicago.

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I took Moorish Science Temple of America inc on June 16, 2013 at 01:55PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on August 24, 2016 at 01:42PM

((Sometimes, not all times, but more than half of the time, these automatic IFTTT posts are created twice. Too lazy to troubleshoot, so this is an apology for all the future times it will happen))

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August 24th, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Moccus – Porcine God of the West Loop was uploaded to Flickr

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Fulton Market

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I took Moccus – Porcine God of the West Loop on September 29, 2011 at 11:33AM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on May 03, 2016 at 03:34PM

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May 3rd, 2016 at 2:47 pm

Imagine No Smoking No Trespassing was uploaded to Flickr

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Fulton Market, West Loop

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I took Imagine No Smoking No Trespassing on August 10, 2014 at 05:15AM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on April 16, 2016 at 01:10PM

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April 16th, 2016 at 12:30 pm

Evening Comes Early Enough For A Stroll was uploaded to Flickr

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Division and Damen in a light rain

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I took Evening Comes Early Enough For A Stroll on April 13, 2014 at 07:33PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on December 12, 2014 at 03:31PM

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December 12th, 2014 at 10:06 am

Guessing About A Thing You Really Ought To Know was uploaded to Flickr

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West Loop

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I took Guessing About A Thing You Really Ought To Know on August 10, 2014 at 11:17AM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on August 10, 2014 at 04:44PM

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August 10th, 2014 at 7:53 pm

Collaboration by Left Handed Wave and Hanna Waldron was uploaded to Flickr

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Street art, Lakeview somewhere (added geolocation, but it is not precise).

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I took Collaboration by Left Handed Wave and Hanna Waldron on April 19, 2014 at 12:41PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on May 07, 2014 at 06:08PM

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May 9th, 2014 at 1:56 pm

Still Sorry Somehow was uploaded to Flickr

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South of the Loop

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I took Still Sorry Somehow on May 17, 2009 at 11:42AM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on April 20, 2014 at 12:34AM

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April 21st, 2014 at 12:03 pm

There’s Something Funny Going On was uploaded to Flickr

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Street Art, alley north of Belmont/Clark

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I took There’s Something Funny Going On on April 19, 2014 at 01:13PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on April 20, 2014 at 12:36AM

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April 20th, 2014 at 3:42 am

Boots Sox Pants Shirts was uploaded to Flickr

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Army Navy Surplus store on Lincoln.

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I took Boots Sox Pants Shirts on March 08, 2014 at 03:33PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 10, 2014 at 02:46PM

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March 30th, 2014 at 7:14 pm

No Frenzied Shrieking Crowd was uploaded to Flickr

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alley, Loop, Chicago

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I took No Frenzied Shrieking Crowd on November 30, 2013 at 04:07PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on March 26, 2014 at 11:11PM

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March 27th, 2014 at 8:47 am

Former Powerhouse of West Chicago Street Railroad was uploaded to Flickr

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Via Forgotten Chicago:
Much less well-known is the West Chicago Street Railroad’s (WCSR) former powerhouse, still standing in the West Loop at Washington Street and Jefferson Street. Equipment in this building drove two cables: one that pulled cable cars through the tunnel under the Chicago River along Washington Street and around the downtown and another shorter cable that pulled cars from Washington Street and Jefferson Street to Madison Street and DesPlaines Street.

This former WCSR powerhouse at Jefferson and Washington streets drove the cables that pulled West Side cable cars through the tunnel under the South Branch of the Chicago River and around two downtown loops. It is now the headquarters of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 134. The building was vacated in 1906, and for decades it housed the Chicago Surface Line’s Legal and Accident Investigation Department. Subsequently, it was modified—more substantially, perhaps unalterably, than the NCSR’s powerhouse on LaSalle Street. Several dormers were added at the roofline, the rear portion of the building was extended, and the smokestack was removed. Most significantly, a large stone wall covers much of the first floor. Today, the building serves as headquarters for Local 134 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, which also hosts the monthly meeting of the 20th Century Railroad Club.


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I took Former Powerhouse of West Chicago Street Railroad on January 16, 2013 at 01:10PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on January 18, 2013 at 04:39PM

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March 14th, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Make It Not Like All The Rest was uploaded to Flickr

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Shadows, somewhere in Chicago

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This image made into Flickr Explore for some reason. I know I always am surprised when a particular image makes it in, but really, is this photo of bricks and mortar really that much better than every other photo of bricks and mortar I’ve taken?

I took Make It Not Like All The Rest on October 19, 2013 at 04:22PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on February 06, 2014 at 03:51PM

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February 7th, 2014 at 6:21 pm

Somebody Set Up Us the Bomb was uploaded to Flickr

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Actual title/artist unknown.

Alleyway, 18th St., Pilsen, Chicago.

(Grenade in colors of Chicago flag)

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I took Somebody Set Up Us the Bomb on June 23, 2013 at 06:01PM

and processed it in my digital darkroom on July 18, 2013 at 02:16AM

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January 30th, 2014 at 2:27 pm

Don’t Drink and Fly was uploaded to Flickr

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West Loop.

Sign reads: “Alcohol consumption on these premises will result in immediate termination.”

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I took Don’t Drink and Fly on October 06, 2013 at 04:10PM

West Loop.

Sign reads: “Alcohol consumption on these premises will result in immediate termination.”