Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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BC-Photo 7.18

September 11, 1899. The nearly completed excavation for the Main Channel in the western portion of Section O. This portion was excavated using steam shovels and the spoil was transported from the site and used as fill for roads and park landscaping. (MWRD photo, disc 9, image 74)