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  •  I think coal barges use it (1+ / 0-)
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    as well as tourists..

    "Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others." - G. Marx

    by Skeptical Bastard on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 12:56:31 PM PDT

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    •  I've never seen a coal barge use the lock (2+ / 0-)
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      neroden, bigjacbigjacbigjac

      at Navy Pier, at least not in the last 25 years.  Where would the coal be coming from, and where would it be going to?  All the buildings downtown stopped burning coal decades ago, and I thought all the industries along the Chicago River that once burned coal are now burning gas because of air quality issues.  Who is still burning coal?

      "I believe that ignorance is the root of all evil. And that no one knows the truth." - Molly Ivins

      by Involuntary Exile on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 02:21:47 PM PDT

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