ChicagoNow Photos

Oct 1

The Chicago stockyards close - July 30, 1971

Also known as Union Stockyards, the collection of meat-packaging plants dominated the industry, dating back to the 1800s. They were ultimately closed after decades of decline. (Archives.Gov Photo)


Share this entry

  • Share on Facebook
  • Tweet this entry
  • Stumble this entry
  • Digg this entry
  • Email this entry

Recommended for you

No Comments

Leave a Comment?

Some HTML is permitted: a, strong, em

What your comment will look like:


what will you say?

Subscribe via Email