The Middle West's Highway to the World

Jeffries, Edward J.
August 1941
New Republic;8/4/41, Vol. 105 Issue 5, Special Section p139
Focuses on the need for additional transportation routes other than the existing highway in Michigan that connects the Middle Western region of the U.S. to the rest of the world. Industrial productivity in eleven states surrounding the Great Lakes; Export trade from Michigan to all parts of the world; Details of the existing highway from Michigan that connects it to other parts of the world; Proposal for a seaway that can connect Michigan to other parts of the U.S.; Confusion over acceptance of the seaway development project as a defense project.


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