West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 1–37

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Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.26

February 15, 1907. Installation of the turbine water wheels is progressing at the Lockport Powerhouse. Looking downstream in the turbine chamber, the first two of six water wheels are in the right foreground behind the upstream shaft bearing. Hanging from above is an inspection tube that will attach to the second bearing housing. Three bearings are in the turbine chamber and each is fitted with an inspection tube. The fourth bearing is in the powerhouse generator room behind the wall in the back