A History of Chicago's O'Hare Airport (Landmarks) by Michael Branigan,Christopher Lynch PDF

By Michael Branigan,Christopher Lynch

ISBN-10: 1540206467

ISBN-13: 9781540206466

ISBN-10: 1609494342

ISBN-13: 9781609494346

In 1942, a stretch of Illinois prairie that had served as a battleground and a railroad depot turned the positioning of an important production plant, generating Douglas C-54 Skymasters for global struggle II. below 20 years later, that plot of land boasted the most important and busiest airport on the earth. some of the hundreds of thousands who've because gone through it have most probably basically appeared it as a spot among towns. yet for individuals like Michael Branigan, who has spent years on its tarmac, they understand that O'Hare is a urban unto itself, with a desirable historical past of gangsters and heroes, mayors, �presidents and pilots.

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