Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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BC-Photo 6.5

The excavation of the Main Channel in Section A, June 30, 1896. The steam shovel in the lower right is digging into the face of the soil and loading the spoil onto hopper cars that are then towed to and up the incline for transport to the spoil pile. (MWRD photo, disc 2, image 56)