Building the Canal to Save Chicago

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BC-Photo 8.17

June 26, 1900. Construction of the new powerhouse upstream of Jackson Street in Section 17. From the Jackson Street Bridge looking northerly, the tailrace channel is on the right. When completed and in operation, Des Plaines River water will exit the arched draft tubes along the base of the powerhouse. (MWRD photo, disc 15, image 27)