Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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Placing the Main Channel in Operation

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BC-Photo 12.5

January 2, 1900. The dipper dredge of the excavation contractor in Section O breaching the earthen berm at the south end of the Collateral Channel to allow water to flow into the Main Channel through the filling flume. (MWRD photo, disc 14, image 77)