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Photo taken by IDOT employee Art Kistler
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Looking South from Lock 14 area (Located about 1/4 mile behind)

Photo taken by IDOT employee Art Kistler
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Photo taken by IDOT employee Art Kistler
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1916 Flood

Photo taken by IDOT employee Art Kistler
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1916 Bottom Road Flood

Photo taken by IDOT employee Art Kistler
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1943 May 24th. Notice CB&Q bridge over highway 51

1943 May 24 Schermer Horn and OIl Co
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Lock 14 is directly behind

Photo taken by IDOT employee Art Kistler
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1939 Rte 51 in LaSalle by Canal

Photo taken by IDOT employee Art Kistler
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Corner of Joliet and Canal st.

Photo taken by IDOT employee Art Kistler
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1943 May 24 IL river flood

In the picture below is a view looking south from the Cyclop's welding building rooftop possibly. The Canal Boat that sits in LaSalle "The Volunteer" would be located in about the center of this picture.

Looking South toward Canal in 1952
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Photo by Art Kistler IDOT
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Notice Shippingsport bridge in background left































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