Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 6 Photos

Earth and Rock Section

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BC-Photo 6.6

This photo from June 30, 1896, shows the same incline as in the prior photograph, and the truss spanning the spoil area in Section A. The hopper cars are towed up the incline and across the truss to the point of dumping the spoil. (MWRD photo, disc 2, image 59)