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 2.37

On June 12, 1926, looking northeast from a point several hundred feet west of Halsted Street, formwork is being installed for the closing portion of the Thirty-Ninth Street conduit extension. When the sewer is complete, the trench backfilled, and a road built for Thirty-Ninth Street, east and west neighborhoods will be connected. (MWRD photo 11801)