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The Resource Chicago maritime : an illustrated history, David M. Young

Chicago maritime : an illustrated history, David M. Young

Label
Chicago maritime : an illustrated history
Title
Chicago maritime
Title remainder
an illustrated history
Statement of responsibility
David M. Young
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the vital role of waterborne trade and transportation in building a lakeside metropolis on swampland. Includes topics such as the I & M canal, the reversal of the Chicago River, the Eastland disaster and Chicago's Navy Pier. Provides a name index of individual ships that docked in Chicago
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940 September 22-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, David
Dewey number
386/.8/0977311
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE554.C5
LC item number
Y68 2001
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Harbors
  • Harbors
  • Shipping
Target audience
adult
Label
Chicago maritime : an illustrated history, David M. Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From canoes to schooners. The canoe routes ; The riverboat era ; The age of canals ; Chicago's rivals ; From portage to port ; Schooners and the reign of sail. -- Life and death on the waters. Traveling by water ; Disasters ; Pirates ; Steam and steel ; Sails or rails? -- The twentieth century. The San, Cal-Sag, and Hennepin ; The river renaissance ; Decline of the Great Lakes ; Chicago's lost opportunities
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xii, 248 pages
Isbn
9780875802824
Lccn
2001037011
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47074785
  • (OCoLC)47074785
Label
Chicago maritime : an illustrated history, David M. Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From canoes to schooners. The canoe routes ; The riverboat era ; The age of canals ; Chicago's rivals ; From portage to port ; Schooners and the reign of sail. -- Life and death on the waters. Traveling by water ; Disasters ; Pirates ; Steam and steel ; Sails or rails? -- The twentieth century. The San, Cal-Sag, and Hennepin ; The river renaissance ; Decline of the Great Lakes ; Chicago's lost opportunities
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
xii, 248 pages
Isbn
9780875802824
Lccn
2001037011
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47074785
  • (OCoLC)47074785

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