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[[underline]] dredges [[/underline]] and [[underline]] canal boats [[/underline]] in [[underline]] narrow [[/underline]] cut which leads to drawbridge into [[underline]] Miami. Miami [[/underline]] in the distance with all its new [[underline]] skyscrapers reminds [[/underline]] me of the [[underline]] picture [[/underline]] one sees when [[underline]] approaching New York [[/underline]] from the ocean. To this picture is added the almost forgotten sight of [[underline]] "a forest of masts" [[/underline]] Freight has been so congested of late that every kind of ship [[strikethrough]] steo [[/strikethrough]] [[underline]] square riggers, [[/underline]] and [[underline]] schooners [[/underline]] as well as [[underline]] steamers [[/underline]] have been [[underline]] carrying freight [[/underline]] to [[underline]] Miami [[/underline]] and the newly dredged harbor [[underline]] 18ft. [[/underline]] is [[underline]] literally [[/underline]] crowded with [[underline]] sailvessels [[/underline]] tied abreast to each other with a narrow passage between and [[underline]] 28 [[/underline]] other [[underline]] sailships are waiting outside [[/underline]] to [[underline]] enter [[/underline]] as soon as they can find room. [[underline]] More [[/underline]] 
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[[underline]] noise, more black smoke, more dredging, more crowding than West Palm Beach. [[/underline]]  A veritable nightmare. [[underline]] Old Yacht-Club house has disappeared. [[/underline]] Ground has been filled in, shore dredged [[underline]] New Yacht Club [[/underline]] house [[underline]]  Spanish type cement construction [[/underline]] is on [[underline]] curves of Miami River [[/underline]] enveloped in [[underline]] sandy dust [[/underline]] and [[underline]] roadmaking machines, dredges. Oil tanks and what not. Along the shore of the widened and dredged Miami River up to the [[underline]] Royal Palm Hotel which now looks low and modest, [[/underline]] next to all the flimsy skyscraper buildings near by which dwarf it. [[underline]] Houseboats and yachts lie close together pararrel with a passage between. Then land-lubber owners [[/underline]]
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