West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 38–73

(photos 1–37 here)

Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.61

From the downstream end of the navigation lock looking north, May 7, 1907. The tall downstream miter gates and the shorter upstream miter gates are being installed. When completed, and for a few years afterwards, this lock was the highest lift lock in the world, a notable achievement. (MWRD photo 3708)