Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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BC-Photo 8.5

The Des Plaines River on left and I&M Canal on right in Section 18, 1897. This view is looking south from the Cass Street Bridge with Jefferson Street Bridge and Guard Lock in the background. The Jefferson Street Bridge over the Des Plaines River is the original arch structure, soon to be replaced. (MWRD photo, disc 4126, image 73)