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About this collection

The sewer systems and passageways that lie beneath our feet are critical to the health and well being of the city. Offering a rare look at the “underbelly” of Chicago, this collection of historic images features construction photographs of sewers and tunnels.

 

Chicago Sewers Collection finding aid
See the complete list of photographs, glass plate slides and documents, rich with geographic and technical details.

 
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