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Along the Calumet River

  • 128 Pages
  • 1.45 MB
  • English
Arcadia , Charleston, SC
Grand Calumet River (Ind. and Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works., Little Calumet River (Ind. and Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works., Calumet River (Ill.) -- History -- Pictorial works., Calumet Region (Ill. and Ind.) -- History -- Pictorial w


Grand Calumet River (Ind. and Ill.), Little Calumet River (Ind. and Ill.), Calumet River (Ill.), Calumet Region (Ill. and

StatementCynthia L. Ogorek.
GenrePictorial works.
SeriesImages of America
LC ClassificationsF547.C7 O38 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3315708M
ISBN 100738533440
LC Control Number2004110604

Along the Calumet River book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Once known as the Callimink River by the area’s Potawatomi I 4/5. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: chiefly illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

Contents: Before there were bridges --The bridge builders --Workshop of the world --Urbanization --Recreation --Clean-up and Title. Communities along the Calumet River--from South Chicago to northwest Indiana--have long derived their life blood from the river.

With abundant wilderness, many recreational activities, and a convenient transportation corridor, the Calumet River has long been an important resource for the communities along its banks. Along the Calumet River Cited by: 1.

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This acre area is made up of two non-contiguous parcels along the Little Calumet River in Westchester Township and the Town of Chesterton. The properties feature rich riparian habitat with floodplain and old oxbows. It is a haven for paddlers, anglers, hikers, birders, and.

“Along the Calumet River” is the title of Cynthia Ogarek’s book and the subject of her talk to the Duneland Historical Society Thursday, May 19 at the Library Service Center. The Calumet River (/ ˌ k æ lj ʊ ˈ m ɛ t /) is a system of heavily industrialized rivers and canals in the region between the neighborhood of South Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, and the city of Gary, ically, the Little Calumet River and Along the Calumet River book Grand Calumet River were one, the former flowing west from Indiana into Illinois, then turning back east to its mouth at Lake Michigan at ⁃ coordinates: 41°38′38″N 87°33′39″W /.

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Every book purchased through this online store is signed by the author. All books are paperback editions. Along the Calumet River. Once known as the Callimink River by the area’s Potawatomi Indians, the Calumet River has been home to swimmers and fishermen, steamboats and canoes, and shipyards and factories for generations.

Along the Calumet River by Cynthia L. Ogorek,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(4). Communities along the Calumet River--from South Chicago to northwest Indiana--have long derived their life blood from the river.

With abundant wilderness, many recreational activities, and a convenient transportation corridor, the Calumet River has long been an.

Along the Chicago South Shore & South Bend Rail Line is her third book with Arcadia Publishing. Along with the first two, it forms a set on the history of transportation in the bi-state Calumet Region. Her fourth book, The Chicago and Western Indiana Railroad, will be available soon.

This book was co-authored with Bill Molony, Books. The Grand Calumet River is a mile-long ( km) river that flows primarily into Lake ating in Miller Beach in Gary, it flows through the cities of Gary, East Chicago and Hammond, as well as Calumet City and Burnham on the Illinois side.

The majority of the river's flow drains into Lake Michigan via the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal, sending about 1, cubic feet (42 Country: United States. The Calumet Rivers Development Project is a collaborative, inter-jurisdictional planning initiative with the goal of stimulating economic development and investment in the 7 communities linked by the Calumet River system, including Burnham, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Dolton, Riverdale, Robbins, and Blue Island.

The project focuses on the Calumet River system as an important environmental. Boats tied up along the Calumet River to unload cargo at Federal Furnace.

Blast furnace and stoves are visible in the background. Location at approximately th and Calumet River. c Bridges - th Street Swing Bridge An early version of the th Street swing bridge across the Calumet River, looking northeast, c   The second book, "The Lincoln Highway Around Chicago," involved much more research, and some historical societies agreed to let her use their Author: Sue Ellen Ross.

The system includes the Illinois River, the Des Plaines River, the Cal-Sag Canal and the Chicago River (or Calumet River depending upon where one would enter or exit Lake Michigan). As I cruised the Illinois Waterway I discovered a river of many faces. Green River Pattern Book Calumet River Corridor’s Unique Resources Prime location is one of the Calumet River Corridor’s most important assets.

Proximity to Intersta 80, 90, 94, and provide easy access to Chicagoland and provide linkages throughout. Deep River flows through the Calumet area of Indiana, one of the most heavily industrialized regions in the river corridor is surprisingly primitive but occasionally suffers from pollution.

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Much of the adjacent land is in agricultural or residential use but because of the heavily vegetated banks, most of these intrusions are not visible from the river. Groups clean the Little Calumet River they could face a maximum fine of $2, and arrest if they illegally dump debris along the Little Calumet River.

Coupon Book Page 3. Apr 3, that the Calumet River be improved and a harbor be established there. When South Chicago began in it was the era of canal building. The original South Chicago speculator, Lewis Benton bought land along the Calumet River and built the Calumet House a stagecoach 1.

File Size: 2MB. Calumet Heights lies on Chicago's Southeast Side, bounded by 87th Street on the north, South Chicago Avenue on the east, and railroad lines on the west and south (along 95th Street).

The community takes its name from the nearby Calumet River and from the ridge of Niagara limestone that runs through the area. This acre property is a dedicated state nature preserve located in the City of site protects globally rare dune-and-swale topography and floodplain marsh along the Grand Calumet River.

Natural communities here include black oak savanna, sand prairie, sedge meadows, cattail marsh, and buttonbush swamp. Last Thursday the Illinois EPA held a contentious public meeting on Chicago’s SE Side to hear residents’ concerns and complaints about the massive piles of petcoke — a waste by-product of tar sands oil refining done in nearby Whiting, IN — being accumulated along the industrialized banks of the Calumet River, in close proximity to the East Side and Deering neighborhoods of Chicago.

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In all my nerdiness, I pictured fur traders and Potawatomi Indians canoeing up the Little Calumet River and stopping here to trade – a convergence of two cultures where land and water also converge. I was actually so enchanted by the whole thing that I stopped at the library for a local history book (like I.

Today’s Mike Nowak Show on WCPT features a segment about the petcoke controversy in the Calumet Region of Chicago’s far South Side. This waste by-product from the refining of oil from the tar sands of Canada has been piling up along the banks of the Calumet River by Koch Industries, on behalf of BP, which operates a refinery across the state line in Whiting, IN.

Starting in as a three-mile-long trolley line in East Chicago, Indiana, the Chicago South Shore and South Bend Railroad expanded in to connect South Bend, Indiana, with Chicago, Illinois.

Once a treasure in the Sam Insull utilities empire, today it is the only functioning electric interurban in the United States.

From a world-class city through rolling agricultural acres, from steel.The Grand Calumet River came into existence about years ago as spits deflected the Little Calumet River eastwards upon closure of the Sag channel.

Eastward migration of the Grand Calumet River ceased when the coastline was modified following European settlement in the late 19th century. Keywords: Indiana, Lake Michigan, Grand Calumet.River is rich in history and reveals many interesting stories and sites along its banks. This book is not for navigation.

It is for those interested in learning about sites and history of the river, by following the maps that are accompanied by narratives in mile marker order. Though not for navigation, this book does provide a great supplement.