Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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BC-Photo 8.12

March 24, 1899. Work being performed to rebuild Lock No. 5 on the I&M Canal in Section 18. The Des Plaines River and original Dam No. 1 are shown behind the workers with the original powerhouse on the far side of the dam. (MWRD photo, disc 8, image 78)