Building the Canal to Save Chicago

Chapter 9 Photos

Chicago River Improvement

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BC-Photo 9.11

April 27, 1904. The upstream entrance to the Bypass Channel on the South Branch. The entrance is below the railing and steel girder in the lower left quarter of the view. The Jackson Boulevard Bridge center pier is between the river channel and the Bypass Channel. Beyond Jackson Boulevard is the two truss spans of the West Side Elevated Railroad Bridge. The double leaf bascule railroad bridge is to the left of the truss spans. (MWRD photo, disc 25, image 30)