Along the Calumet River (Images of America: Illinois)
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Along the Calumet River (Images of America: Illinois)

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Once known as the Callimink River by the area’s Potawatomi Indians, the Calumet River has been home to swimmers and fishermen, steamboats and canoes, and shipyards and factories for generations. Recreation and industry have coexisted along its banks for decades. Communities along the Calumet River—from South Chicago to northwest Indiana—have long derived their life blood f...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published October 4th 2004 by Arcadia Publishing
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Fun photos of the Calumet River, including some showing evidence of geologic history.
Aug 17, 2008 Anna rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: locals
Great info about the Calumet River and rail-road era culture in southeast IL.
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