Drainage Channel and Waterway: A History of the Effort to Secure an Effective and Harmless Method for the Disposal of the Sewage of the City of Chicago, and to Create a Navigable Channel Between Lake Michigan and the Missippi River
R. R. Donnelley & sons Company, 1894 - Chicago Drainage Canal - 480 pages
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