Draining Chicago

Chapter 3 Photos, 23–44

(photos 1–22 here and 45–68 here)

North Shore Channel

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DC-Photo 3.42

September 9, 1910. The area lakeward of the pumping station is being excavated as close as possible to the embankment, holding back the water in the stilling basin for construction of the northeast and northwest concrete retaining walls. The temporary trestle for Sheridan Road, which crossed this area where the steam shovel is working, has been removed. (MWRD photo 4515)