Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 8 Photos

Joliet Project

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BC-Photo 8.3

April 26, 1899. The construction of the new Des Plaines River channel in Section 17 north of Joliet. This would be part of the Upper Basin, an in-channel reservoir upstream of Dam No. 1. (MWRD photo, disc 12, image 1)