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

2. 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...

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

4. 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.

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. 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...

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