Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 10 Photos, 1–28

(photos 29–55 here)

Bridges

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BC-Photo 10.9

September 11, 1899. The excavation for an abutment for the Eight-Track Railroad Bridge over the Main Channel in Section O. The temporary timber trestle crossing is in the background. In the distant background beyond the trestle is the top of the center pier tower for the Western Avenue/Southwestern Boulevard Bridge. (MWRD photo, disc 9, image 73)