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  Wilder Rollins Collection - Page One
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First Caisson

The Day Drill Sharpening Crew

Freddie McLaughlin and Team
 
Scene of a fatal accident

Kelley and Gifford, Drill Men

Plow Moving Snow on the New Road
 
1200- pound Blast

1800-pound Blast

After a Big Blast
 
Blasting Ledge #1

Blasting Ledge #2

Retaining Wall Cross Section
 
Looking Above the Dam

Looking Below the Dam

Wall of New Channel
 
Closing the Old River Course

Closing the Old Channel

Footbridge Where Rail Bridge Was Later Built
 
Rack for Coffer Dam

Coffer Dam

View of Entire Job
 
West Shore Retaining Wall Location

One of the Last Large Excavation Blasts


Last Caisson Sunk

 
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