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Chicago River
Chicago River
TitleChicago River
DescriptionCaption: "The Chicago River formerly emptied into Lake Michigan, but with the digging of the drainage canal, the current was reversed and the waters now find their way into the Mississippi, much to the disgust of St. Louis, transforming the once ill-smelling stream into a clean river. It is narrow and deep, but easily entered by the largest lake steamers. The question of lowering the street car tunnels which pass under the river, to obtain a still greater depth, has been an issue at several city elections."
Date1906
TypePhotographs
Identifierchicago00lhne_raw_0024.jp2
Source Pagehttp://www.archive.org/stream/chicago00lhne#page/22/mode/2up
Link to the Full-Texthttp://hdl.handle.net/10111/UIUCOCA:chicago00lhne
Physical LocationUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Formatimage/jp2
SubjectRivers
Coverage-SpatialChicago (Ill.)
Chicago River (Ill.)
Coverage-Temporal1900-1909
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
RightsImages in this collection were digitized through the University of Illinois Library's participation in the Open Content Alliance and may be used freely. Attribution to the University of Illinois is appreciated. High-resolution images can be downloaded from the Internet Archive at www.archive.org. For further information, contact dcc@library.uiuc.edu.
Sub-CollectionWaterfronts
Book TitleChicago
Author of the BookL. H. Nelson Company
CollectionPicture Chicago
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