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March 18, 1915: Chlorination at Bubbly Creek Filtration Plant

March 18, 1915: Engineering News article. Liquid Chlorine at the Bubbly Creek Water-Filtration Plant. By C. A. Jennings. “The Bubbly Creek filter plant at the Chicago. 323 more words

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Route 66 side trips:  Canal Origins Park

Hello again, fellow roadies!  Yes, we know:  up here in Chicago, it certainly looks like the Dead Season is approaching post haste; but never fear – there are still plenty of things to do and see on or near Route 66 if you happen to be in or around Chicago. 222 more words

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September 3, 1908: Bubbly Creek Chlorine Test; 1892: Start of Chicago Sanitary Ship Canal

September 3, 1908:  First day of chloride of lime (chlorine) testing at the Union Stockyards Filtration Plant.  The water source was the foul, polluted Bubbly Creek, a tributary to the Chicago River.  1,504 more words

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174/365 POTD

This afternoon I found myself crossing the South Fork of the South Branch of the Chicago River, aka, “Bubbly Creek,” at 31st Street. This poor waterway served for many years as the dumping ground for the Union Stockyards just to the south. 31 more words

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