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Building the Canal to Save Chicago
To accomplish the reversing of the flow of a river wouldn’t be possible today. But to Chicago near the end of the 19th Century it became a matter of survival. It is an unlikely place for a large city, with flat topography, poor drainage, next to a lake and near to a river into the continent. Those conditions in the 1800s appealed to westward expansion pioneers who traveled...more
Hardcover, 388 pages
Published January 20th 2012 by Xlibris Corporation
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