Draining Chicago

Chapter 3 Photos, 45–68

(photos 1–22 here and 23–44 here)

North Shore Channel

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DC-Photo 3.49

April 26, 1909. With the completion of the track diversion to the right mainline tracks, work is just getting underway on the Chicago & North Western railroad Milwaukee Division (presently the Metra Union Pacific/North Line) crossing of the channel The buildings on the right face West Railroad Avenue (later renamed Green Bay Road) near Lincoln Street in Evanston. The houses have been replaced by Haven Middle School and Kingsley Elementary School. (MWRD photo 4092)