Cost of Completing the Florida East Coast Canal (ICW) from St. Augustine to Cocoa-Nut Grove

Sometime in 1888, the Florida canal company engaged acclaimed Chicago-based railway and waterway engineer Elmer Lawrence Corthell to undertake a complete survey of the cost of the work to be done in completing what would become the Intracoastal Waterway from St. Augustine to Miami, Florida.  In turn, Corthell retained Arthur F. Wrotnowski, an experienced civil [...]