ALLEN PARK, MI - MAY 10: Michael Williams #89 of the Detroit Lions goes through the afternoon drills during the first day of Rookie Camp on May 10, 2013 in Allen Park, Michigan.
Here’s the thing about the pictures ... These pictures were taken for engineers, scientists and bean counters. These were never intended to be pictures that would be inspirational or trigger the imagination. But you add 75 years and this collection that was about absolute right angles is now something we look at with incredible inspiration because they document the last part of a natural Illinois.
You've heard stories about the reversal of the river, but nobody saw the actual pictures, the evidence ... Nobody had seen pictures of sewer pipes coming out of a tannery, where smoke is coming from it too. Or the stockyards, where it's just feet and feet of muck and refuse.More quotes »
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