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Seeking Higher Ground - March 2016

Jack McGuinn, Senior Editor

The article "Seeking Higher Ground" appeared in the March 2016 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
Even for a toddlin town famous for making “no small plans” — such as, for example, reversing in 1900 the Chicago River to secure clean drinking water, or rebuilding itself seemingly overnight after the devastating “Great Chicago Fire” (1871) — to physically — and successfully — elevate itself as much as 14 feet above its original ground level defies not only description but credulity.

Keywords
screw jacks, Chicago, history

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