|Polk Street Ferry and Bridge, 1908
While bridges replaced ferries in most spots, occasionally ferries were maintained even after bridge construction. This was the case in the early twentieth century at 18th Street along the south branch of the Chicago River, where a ferry transported goods in view of the Polk Street Bridge.
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