Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 5 Photos, 24–45

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BC-Photo 5.28

Construction of concrete wall in Section 14, September 4, 1896. Cast-in-place concrete wall was used in this area due to the poor quality of bedrock and lack of a sufficient quantity of masonry stone. (MWRD photo, disc 2, image 90)