West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 5 Photos, 33–62

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Draining the Central Area

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Photo 5.40

Looking north on April 16, 1936. Steel sheeting is being driven for a shaft on East Avenue north of Sixteenth Street. This shaft will completely close this block of East Avenue for the duration of construction West Towns outlet sewer section 2 was also built by the tunnel method and several access shafts were installed along the route. (MWRD photo 21050)