West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 38–73

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Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.64

April 6, 1907. The group continued the tour traveling by District construction contractor railroad to the Lockport Powerhouse. On the two-mile train ride, the group observed channel excavation and construction of the Butterfly Dam, bridges, levees, and walls. (MWRD photo 3659)