West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 5 Photos, 33–62

(photos 1–32 here)

Draining the Central Area

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Photo 5.59

The hardened grease kept coming, resulting in extra work for the laborers at the pumping station after the early February rain storm. It was manual work in 1968 and was mechanized later. Today, the mechanically raked material drops on a conveyor belt and is carried to a dumpster. (MWRD unnumbered photo)