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Chicago River before 1871
Chicago River before 1871
TitleChicago River before 1871
DescriptionCaption: "Looking east from Rush Street bridge in days before the Great Fire, when a forest of masts distinguished the traffic of the Chicago River. Permission of International Harvester Company."
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RepositoryUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
SubjectSailing ships
Coverage-SpatialThe Loop (Chicago, Ill.)
Chicago River (Ill.)
PublisherUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Illinois at Chicago
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Book TitleChicago, a history and forecast
Author of the BookHarper, William Hudson, 1857-
CollectionPicture Chicago
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