Draining Chicago

Chapter 4 Photos, 1–23

(photos 24–46 here and 47–69 here)

North Area Sewersheds and Watersheds

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DC-Photo 4.1

Constructing the North Shore Intercepting Sewer by open cut along Sheridan Road in Wilmette, July 3, 1914. A steam shovel at right is excavating the trench, and the concrete mixer at left follows. The skid-mounted mixer is moved along using the rollers carried by the laborers. (MWRD photo 4956)