A deep waterway from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico: papers before the Western Society of Engineers
Illinois River Valley Association. Legislative Committee, James Alexander Seddon, Lyman Edgar Cooley, Isham Randolph, Western Society of Engineers (Chicago, Ill.)
1900 - Inland navigation - 75 pages
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