Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 5 Photos, 1–23

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BC-Photo 5.9

Workers loading broken rock by hand into a hopper in Section 5, 1896. The loaded hopper will be lifted by a hoist under a cableway and moved to the spoil area where it will be dumped. (MWRD photo, disc 4126, image 87)