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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois Waters Bibliography: Mackinaw River

A directory of digitized reports on Illinois waters

Mackinaw River: select documents in chronological order

Images and video

map of Mackinaw watershed, showing county borders.  Nearby cities and towns labeled.

Map of the Mackinaw River

From Inventory of Resource Rich Areas in Illinois (1996)

black and white photograph of the Rainbow Bridge over the Mackinaw River

Rainbow Bridge, Lexington, IL, built 1868.

Photo from Illinois Digital Archives, contributed by the McLean County Museum of History.

Black and white photograph showing high water on the Mackinaw River, inundating trees on the bank.

Photo depicting Mackinaw River at high water, April 1939.

Photo from the Illinois Digital Archives, contributed by the McLean County Museum of History.

Still from flyover video of Mackinaw River near Colfax, IL

Mackinaw from Colfax to confluence with Illinois River (upstream portion), 1977.

National Park Service flyover video, voice by Fred Moore, camera by Will Weber.

Still image from flyover video of the Mackinaw River, middle portion

Mackinaw from Colfax to confluence with Illinois River (middle portion), 1977

National Park Service flyover video, voice by Fred Moore, camera by Will Weber.

still from video, color image of aerial view of the Mackinaw River

Mackinaw from Colfax to confluence with Illinois River (downstream portion), 1977

National Park Service flyover video, voice by Fred Moore, camera by Will Weber.