West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 1–37

(photos 38–73 here)

Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.36

October 26, 2017. Generating unit number one was installed at the Lockport Powerhouse in 2002. Smaller in size and more efficient, these modern units run continuously supplying renewable energy to the electrical grid in the Chicago area. A turbine similar to the preceding photograph is attached to the vertical shaft beneath the floor and rotates adjacent to a scroll case that entirely surrounds the blades to deliver water to the wheel over a full 360 degrees. (Photo by author)