West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 38–73

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Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.63

The works of the District were a magnet for engineers and public works officials. One such visiting group began at the Lockport Controlling Works on April 6, 1907. Behind the group, the Bear Trap Dam south abutment and operating mechanism is at right and the mechanical equipment building, including the District’s first water power machinery, is at left. (MWRD photo 3656)