West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 38–73

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Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.56

Looking east on December 26, 1906. The large pie-shaped notch in the 48-foot dam will accommodate the 48-foot sector gate. An iron casting for the sector gate hinge sits atop the concrete at right. The 12- and 49-foot dams are between the powerhouse and lock. (MWRD photo 3562)