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I’m a bit late with this, but click on the image below for a Professional Mariner article by Will Van Dorp on Middle River Marine, a company that helps take trucks out of the congestion in Chicago.

For a sense of what I mean by CAWS, click on the map below for context.

Beyond that row of buildings is Lake Michigan.  Since CAWS winds all through those buildings, barging allows large structures to get in there without compounding traffic gridlock.

It’s summertime, so barge ops on CAWS means sharing the waterway with an increasing number and diversity of recreational boaters.

Here Gwyneth Anne moves a barge under the Eight Track Bridge.  Click here for an interesting article of this1909 bridge.

Many thanks to Ozinga for use of these photos.

Chicago’s River and NYC’s sixth boro share features, one of which is efforts of artists to attraction flighty attentions to the water, and one hopes to the next step . . . realization of commercial possibilities of the waterways.

What’s this?  Here’s a start.

Here’s the next question:  whose head

is memorialized in yellow?

in duplicate and

why is this significant?

Answers later.  All photos by Will Van Dorp.

 

 

 

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