15. Second Annual Statement of Trade and Commerce of Chicago for 1859, Chicago Board of Trade, Seth Catlin, Sec’t., Chicago, Ill. 1860, p. 34.
Fifth Annual Statement of Chicago Board of Trade, Seth Catlin, Sec’t., Chicago, Ill. 1863, p. 16.
Sixteenth Annual Report Chicago Board of Trade, Charles Randolf, Sec’t., Chicago, Ill. 1874. In this year the canal was the fourth largest shipper, but on some months in the summer it was the largest
See also. Putnam, James
, The Illinois and Michigan Canal: A Study in Economic History,
University of Chicago Press, 1918, pp. 112-113.
Wyatt, Winton B., The Economic Rivalry Between St. Louis and Chicago 1850-1880, Columbia University Press, New York, 1947, p. 34.
Gooding, William, Report of the Engineer, Fourth Annual Report of the Canal Commissioners of the Illinois and Michigan Canal, December 1839, Springfield, Ill., pp. 19-20.
Lamb, John, A Corridor in Time, Lewis University, Romeoville, Ill., 1987, p. 13
Jenne, D.C., Chief Engineer, Report of Waterpower Appendix A, Report of the Canal Commissioners,
Dec. 1, 1872, Springfield, Illinois, 1873, p. 42.
op. cit., Lamb, John, A Corridor in Time, p. 23.
Governor’s Message to the Forty-Seventh General Assembly-Special Session, Appendix, Springfield,
Illinois, 1911, p. 12.
Brown, G. P., Drainage Channel and Waterway: A History of the Effort to Secure and Effective and Harmless Method for the Disposal of the Sewage of the City of Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co., Chicago, Ill. 1894, pp. 28-29.
Cain, Louis P., Sanitation Strategy for A Lakefront Metropolis, The Case of Chicago, Northern Illinois University Press, De Kalb, Illinois, 1978, p. 27.
Ibid., pp. 46-51.
Barrett, George F., The Waterway from The Great Lakes to The Gulf of Mexico, Facts and Records of
a Century, Sanitary District of Chicago, 1926, p. 57.
26. Plan for Waterpower Extension of The Chicago Drainage Canal, Engineering News, Jan. 12, 1905, Chicago, Ill., p. 26.
op. cit., Barrett, The Waterway, etc.
op. cit., Governor’s Message to 47th General Assembly, etc., p. 14.
op. cit., Cram, T. J., Report on Harbor Improvements on Lake Michigan, etc., p. 19.
Memorial to the President and Congress of the United States, Proceedings of the National Ship
Canal Convention Held at the City of Chicago, June 2-3, 1863, Chicago Tribune Co., 1863, pp. 232- 233. 265