The lakes and gulf waterway: as related to the Chicago sanitary problem. The general project of a waterway from lake Michigan to the gulf of Mexico ... A preliminary report with appendices, maps and profiles (Google eBook)
Press of J. W. Weston, 1891 - Technology & Engineering - 126 pages
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