Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 5 Photos, 1–23

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Rock Section

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BC-Photo 5.17

March 27, 1895, Section 13. Three of the many gaps in the rock wall that had to be closed with a masonry wall. A steam powered derrick has been installed on top of the Main Channel wall to facilitate the construction of the masonry wall. (MWRD photo, disc 3, image 92)