West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 2 Photos, 55–82

(photos 1–27 here and 28–54 here)

Chicago River and South Branch

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Photo 2.72

Looking west on the evening of October 19, 1939. Two tugboats are west-bound leaving the lock, while towing a prefabricated tube for the construction of the State Street subway under the Chicago River. The tubes were prefabricated in a drydock on the Calumet River. (MWRD photo 25100)