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1. Plan to straighten Chicago River Plan to straighten Chicago River City planning Caption: "Plan to straighten South Branch of Chicago River." From text: "By straightening the river, as the city council has very recently proposed to do, the land lying between Clark Street and the present...

2. South Branch of Chicago River South Branch of Chicago River Bridges; Rivers Caption: "View looking north of the South Branch of the Chicago River showing the suggested arrangement of streets and ways for teaming and reception of freight at different levels."

3. Chicago River Chicago River Rivers Caption: "The Chicago River formerly emptied into Lake Michigan, but with the digging of the drainage canal, the current was reversed and the waters now find their way into the Mississippi, much to the...

4. Chicago River Chicago River Rivers; Bridges Caption: "Chicago River, from Lake Street Bridge."

5. Chicago River before 1871 Chicago River before 1871 Sailing ships; Shipping Caption: "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."

6. The heart of Chicago The heart of Chicago Buildings; Rivers; Bridges Bird's eye view looking southeast across the Chicago River towards the Loop. Wolf Point appears in foreground.

7. River gateway to canal River gateway to canal Canals; Bridges

8. New two-level bridge New two-level bridge Bridges; Rivers Caption: "The new two-level bridge, a part of the Michigan Avenue boulevard link. From the collection of the Chicago Plan Commission."

9. Chicago in the Fifties Chicago in the Fifties Bird's-eye views; Waterfronts Caption: "Chicago in the Fifties. Original owned by Chicago Historical Society"
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