Sanitary District Powerhouse
Title:
Sanitary District Powerhouse
Lockport Illinois (IL), Real Photo unused


South Main Street
Title:
South Main Street
Lockport Illinois (IL), Real Photo unused



Illinois State Pententiary
Title:
Illinois State Pententiary
Lockport Illinois (IL), Continental Chrome unused

Description:
Located on alt. U.S. 66, five miles north of Joliet, the Penitentiary covering 2,220 acres, of which, 64 acres are enclosed with a 30 ft. high concrete wall and 1 1/4 miles long. It is the largest prison yard in the U. S. The grounds are beautifully kept


Water flowing through Butterfly Dam, drainage canal
Title:
Water flowing through Butterfly Dam, drainage canal
Lockport Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused

Description:
Butterfly Dam at Lockport, the end of the Chicago Drainage Canal, 28 miles from Chicago. The drainage canal is the greatest engineering work in America today. The length of the completed main channel is 28 miles. the right of way approximates 6,500 acres and cost nearly $30,000,000.00. By use of the drainage canal the current of the Chicago River is reversed and the pure water of Lake Michigan dilutes with its enormous volume and active flow the sewage of the city of Chicago, and bears it way in harmless form



Controlling Works
Title:
Controlling Works
Lockport Illinois (IL), Divided Back unused


Controlling Works
Title:
Controlling Works
Lockport Illinois (IL), Divided Back PM 1915 Mar-28



Butterfly Dam
Title:
Butterfly Dam
Lockport Illinois (IL), Real Photo PM 1914 Aug-20


Early Scene Along The Illinois And Michigan Canal
Title:
Early Scene Along The Illinois And Michigan Canal
Lockport Illinois (IL), Linen unused





Total: 8 Items