Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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BC-Photo 1.3

This 1895 photo shows the I&M Canal near Lemont. Rock quarried from the excavation of the Main Channel to the left in this view is loaded onto flat boats for transport upstream to locations where channel walls or bridge foundations are being constructed. (MWRD photo, Geiger set, image 99)