Shorpy Saturday – Big Digger: 1910

By Jeffrey Buck

The art of digging a waterway in 1910 with the help of steam.

Take a look at the photograph entitled “Big Digger: 1910“:

Big Digger - 1910

Circa 1910. “Steam shovel removing a section of coffer dam, Livingstone Channel, Detroit, Michigan.” Construction of the navigation channel along the Detroit River. 8×10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

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