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 2.73

February 2, 1940. During the first full winter season of operation at the Chicago River Controlling Works, ice fills the 80-foot width of the lock chamber. Looking east from the midpoint of the lock chamber, the east lock gates are partially open. (MWRD photo 25501)