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A Canal Joining Lake Superior & Lake Michigan A Failed Piece of Michigan history
A Canal Joining Lake Superior & Lake Michigan A Failed Piece of Michigan history
Originally the completed canal would have started in the Ai Train River just outside of Marquette, and follow the river to Little Bay DeNoquet at Gladstone. The original proposal claimed the canal would have been much smaller than the Clinton-Kalamazoo canal at only 36 miles long, but would have apparently saved 271 miles between Chicago, Duluth and other major cities on the coast.

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