West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 5 Photos, 1–32

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Draining the Central Area

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Photo 5.16

August 30, 1934. A rescue crew for construction of West Side intercepting sewer section 7 is equipped with self-contained breathing masks and is beginning a training drill. Following the tragic tunnel fire in 1931, one of the adopted safety precautions was to have tunnel workers trained and equipped for rescue operations. (MWRD photo 18530)