Joliet Illustrated

Joliet Illustrated : Historical, Descriptive and Biographical (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Joliet Illustrated: Historical, Descriptive and Biographical Joliet, or Juliet as it was first called, is a thriving City of inhabitants, and is situated thirty-seven miles from the central part of Chicago, on the Des plaines river. The City is a manufacturing community and is entered by no less than six railroads, as well as the Illinois and Michigan canal. It is, as is well known, the site of the Illinois State Penitentiary and is one of the cities through which the Chicago Drainage Canal will pass. Its name is known all over the country for the excellence of the limestone which is extensively quarried and which is sold in large quantities all over the United States. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243098847
  • 9780243098842