West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 3 Photos

Original Sanitary & Ship Canal Completion and Improvment

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Photo 3.21

All new bridges over the Sanitary & Ship Canal built by the District were the trunnion bascule type. This detail, looking northwest on August 15, 1928, shows erection of the trunnion pivot and curved rack for the Crawford Avenue bridge south abutment. The south leaf will span to the right. (MWRD photo 14251)