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Photographs of the Sanitary and Ship Canal, 1892 Sept. 3-1900 May 1.

Progress photographs documenting the construction of the Chicago Drainage Canal, which spanned approximately five miles from Damen Avenue in Chicago to Lockport (Ill.). Includes scenes from groundbreaking to dedication showing blasting the terrain with dynamite, equipment and vehicles, finding fo...

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