DesPlaines River Wheeling, Illinois

The following images were obtained in the end of July, 2017.  This was after a period of severe rain and flooding

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Des Plaines River  Wheeling;  Dam No 1 Woods West

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Cook County Forest Preserve  Dam 1  Woods

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DesPlaines River near Wheeling; Dam No. 1 Woods West

 

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Dam 1 Woods  West

 

 

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Dam No 1  Woods East

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Des Plaines River Wheeling;  Dam No 1 Woods East

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DesPlaines River Wheeling; Dam No 1 Woods East

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DesPlaines River Wheeling, Il; Dam No 1 Woods East

 

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Des Plaines River;  Dam No 1  Woods East

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DesPlaines River Wheeling, Il  Dam No 1 Woods East

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Dundee Avenue Bridge over the Des Plaines River

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Dundee Avenue Bridge over the DesPlaines River

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Dundee Avenue Bridge over the DesPlaines River looking north

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Dundee Avenue Bridge over the DesPlaines River looking south

The Des Plaines River originates in Wisconsin.  Its course is south and west through Illinois.  Through much of its course it parallels the Sanitary and Ship Canal and the Illinois Michigan Canal.   It merges with the Kankakee River near Channahon, Illinois to form the Illinois River.

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Potowatomi  Pond in Potowatomi Woods Northbrook

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Potowatomi Pond

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DesPlaines River  Potowatomi Woods

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DesPlaines River  Potowatomi Woods

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Pond Potowatomi Woods

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