West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 38–73

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Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.51

Six days later, on September 2, 1907, the waters on each side of the Butterfly Dam were approaching equilibrium, the difference being about six feet. Looking northwest from the south pier of the Butterfly Dam, the valves in the leaf are discharging at full capacity. The Lockport Controlling Works is in the background. (MWRD photo 3689N)