West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 38–73

(photos 1–37 here)

Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.43

A month later on May 28, 1907, looking south. The north pier of the Butterfly Dam is completed and erection of the movable leaf is nearing completion. At right, a section of wall that will include the west seat for the movable leaf is under construction using a traveler. The Ninth Street swing bridge is in the background. (MWRD photo 3721)