West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 38–73

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Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.62

An inspection of the lock is being conducted by a group of visitors on August 4, 1907. The group is at the 50-foot high downstream miter gates. To the left of the men standing on the wall is a set of guard miter gates to block premature entrance and damage to the tall gates. The east end of the powerhouse and forebay wall are at left. (MWRD photo 3768)