Chicago harbor and adjacent waterways / letter from the Secretary of War transmitting, with a letter from the Chief of Engineers, reports on preliminary examination and survey of harbors and rivers at or near Chicago, Ill., including Chicago harbor, Chicago River, Calumet harbor, Grand Calumet and Little Calumet rivers, Ill. and Ind., Lake Calumet and necessary connection with Calumet River, and the Lake shore from the mouth of Chicago River to the city of Gary, Ind., for the purpose of reporting a plan for a complete, systematic, and broad improvement of harbor facilities for Chicago and adjacent territory.
Author: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Publisher: Washington : [Govt. print. off.], 1913.
Description: 285 p., 32 leaves of plates : folded maps (some col.), folded plans ; 24 cm.
Series: 63d Cong., 1st sess. House. Doc. 237
Subject: Harbors Illinois Chicago.
Chicago River (Ill.) Surveys.
Chicago (Ill.) Commerce.
Notes: Referred to the Committee on rivers and harbors and ordered printed, with illustrations, September 15, 1913.
W. H. Bixby, chief of engineers.
Reports by Thos. H. Rees and Geo. A. Zinn, Corps of engineers, with recommendations on the general scheme of improvements by the Board of engineers for rivers and harbors.