National Geographic : 1919 Jan
Photograph by Kaufmann &Fabry Co. THIE UNION STOCKYARDS, THE NATION'S CHIEF' RESERVOIR OF UNSLAUGHTERED MEAT Measured in the value of the product, the slaughtering and meat-packing industry is the greatest inAmerica. Bread, iron, and steel take back seats in the presence of the country's meat. And the heart of the trade is in the Packingtowndistrict ofChicago. More animals have gone to the butcher's block here than in any other spot in the world.