Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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BC-Photo 8.14

April 26, 1899. A tow in the rebuilt Lock No. 5 on the I&M Canal in Section 18. The upstream lock miter gates are open, the downstream lock miter gates are closed, and the tow in the lock appears to be headed north. The Des Plaines River is to the right. (MWRD photo, disc 5, image 2)