West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 5 Photos, 33–62

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Draining the Central Area

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Photo 5.52

The first expansion of the Racine Avenue Pumping Station occurred in the 1950s. During installation of the second set of six motors and pumps in October 1954, the station was inundated, causing a delay. This undated photograph was taken from the south balcony looking north. (MWRD unnumbered photo)