West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 6 Photos, 1–20

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Central Area Water Reclamation Plants

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Photo 6.14

Simultaneous to work on battery A, construction was underway on the West Side pumping station. Looking northeast on May 31, 1927: The excavation for the foundation has been partially completed and concrete is being poured for the floor of the wet well. A chemical plant in the background occupied the site east of Laramie Avenue. (MWRD photo 13328)