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When Chicago was an International Port

Posted on June 28, 2018

The photo shows Chicago’s Navy Pier, possibly in the early 1960s, with 5 ocean-going ships along side. It could handle 6. Note the skyline and the FDR Lake Shore Drive Bridge in the distance. This was just after the opening of the St Lawrence Seaway, a system of locks & canals that allowed ships from Continue Reading »