Park Ridge Outfall
|MWRD posted on May 21, 2023|
Construction of the Park Ridge Out Fall Sewer along Howard Street, looking west toward the Des Plaines River on April 30, 1928.
I wonder if this was the same dragline. We can see that it was a walking dragline.
emoval of excavated rock and material along the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal near Pulaski Road during an electrical conduit tunneling project on May 28, 1923.
Construction of the Park Ridge Outfall Sewer along Howard Street on April 30, 1928.
When I Googled "park ridge outfall project," I discovered that Park Ridge plans to spend millions of dollars to build storm sewers and underground retention vaults to reduce flooding. [Dec 2017 plan]
Elmwood Park Outfall
A steam shovel near the intersection of Thatcher and North Avenues in Elmwood Park, Illinois, during construction of the 10,000-foot-long Elmwood Park Outfall Sewer on June 20, 1924. The sewer was completed in 1925 to serve parts of Chicago, Elmwood Park, Oak Park and River Forest.