Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 5 Photos, 24–45

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BC-Photo 5.37

July 7, 1897. Work is nearly complete on the Lockport Controlling Works sluice gates to the right, and excavation of the foundation for the Bear Trap Dam to the left. The view is from the Main Channel terminal wall looking northwesterly. (MWRD photo, disc 4126, image 64)