West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 2 Photos, 28–54

(photos 1–27 here and 55–82 here)

Chicago River and South Branch

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Photo 2.28

Elected and appointed officialdom turned out in their finest for a groundbreaking celebration on September 8, 1920, for the Thirty-Ninth Street conduit extension. They are posing on a pile driving rig owned by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. Central casting included the two laborers for the sake of diversity. (MWRD photo 7814)