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Illinois Waters Bibliography: Des Plaines River

A directory of documents on Illinois waters

Select documents, in chronological order

Map of the Des Plaines Basin and Vicinity

From:  Goldthwait, J. W. & Illinois State Geological Survey. (1909). Physical features of the Des Plaines Valley (Bulletin 11). Illinois State Geological Survey.

Map showing watershed of Des Plaines River above Joliet, August 1914

From the collection "River Maps" created by the Map Library in the University Library's Digital Collections portal.

Des Plaines River at Joliet September 6, 1939

Entrance of the Illinois and Michigan Canal is visible. 
From 1937-1947 Illinois Historical Aerial Photography, in the Illinois Geospatial Clearinghouse.

National Park Service Flyovers (1979)