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Kenrick A.Claflin & Son

1962. (photo) U.S. Life-Saving Service Old Chicago Station c.1905.

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1962. (photo) U.S. Life-Saving Service Old Chicago Station c.1905.

1962. (photo) U.S. Life-Saving Service Old Chicago Station c.1905. Beautiful clear, close photo shows the Keeper and crew drilling with flag signals in front of the station. The Old Chicago station had a massive lookout tower and ornamental façade with four boat bays. This was the archetype of the Old Chicago-type station, built in 1903. Photo is clear, great detail, on postcard paper. 3 ½” x 5 ½”. (VG+). $88.