Chicago: “Naiad” Towing in Past the Rush Street Bridge in 1872

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Scarcely any evidence remains today, but in the latter part of the nineteenth century — even though the area was active fro only nine months of the year because of ice on the lakes — The Chicago River Watercourse, with some 75 miles of commercial canals and rivers off the lake, was a teeming labyrinth of waterborne commerce. Measured in ship clearance, then totaling about 20,000 a year, Chicago had become the fourth largest port in the world.

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Catalog:

Stobart-029

Artist:

John Stobart

Dimensions:

19" x 30 1/2"

Edition:

750