Draining Chicago

Chapter 4 Photos, 24–46

(photos 1–23 here and 47–69 here)

North Area Sewersheds and Watersheds

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DC-Photo 4.30

Looking southeast from the Dempster Street Bridge over the North Branch, November 14, 1919. Construction of the Morton Grove Sewage Treatment Works. The original plant, consisting of an Imhoff tank, small building, and sludge drying bed in the center, is being expanded to the right with a trickling filter in the building and final settling tanks. The sludge drying bed is also being expanded in the center. (MWRD photo 7374)