Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 8 Photos

Joliet Project

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BC-Photo 8.4

September 14, 1899. The excavation of the Des Plaines River channel in Section 17 looking north toward the Elgin, Joliet and Eastern Railroad crossing. The river channel was made wider through this reach. (MWRD photo, disc 9, image 79)