Draining Chicago

Chapter 3 Photos, 1–22

(photos 23–44 here and 45–68 here)

North Shore Channel

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DC-Photo 3.6

May 9, 1908. The sweeping shoreline of Lake Michigan is visible to the north from crib wall #1. The crib wall was built out into the lake adjacent to the cut in the bluff for the channel to contain spoil from channel excavation in Evanston and Wilmette. Few homes are located along what is presently Michigan Avenue at the top of the natural lakefront bluff. (MWRD photo 3863)