Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 12 Photos

Placing the Main Channel in Operation

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BC-Photo 12.4

January 2, 1900. The lineup of nine members of the Board of Trustees and Chief Engineer Isham Randolph, second from left, ready to take the first shovel full of earth to allow water to flow into the Main Channel. (MWRD photo, disc 14, image 75)