Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 5 Photos, 24–45

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BC-Photo 5.43

The completed Bear Trap Dam in the center and the seven sluice gates in the right background, June 30, 1899. Without water in the Main Channel, the sluice gates and dam could not be tested. (MWRD photo, disc 9, image 11)