West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 6 Photos, 1–20

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Central Area Water Reclamation Plants

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Photo 6.20

July 30, 1928. Construction of the floor slab for an electrical substation is underway directly south of the West Side plant pumping station. Electrical energy from the Lockport hydroelectric plant and the Commonwealth Edison grid was used. Looking east, the Sanitary & Ship Canal and spoil piles are in the background. (MWRD photo 14193)