The U-505 Submarine
One of the businesses located on the East Side along the Calumet River
was the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock
Click on the links at the left to tour industrial
Company. One of the projects which this company was responsible
for was the preparation and moving of the U-505
submarine to the Museum of Science and Industry. This project
occurred in 1954 and involved moving the captured
German submarine across Lake Shore Drive. The Southeast Historical
Museum has copies of photos that were taken
while this project was completed. Click on the link at the left
to access the U-505 Photo Album.
Chicago's East Side.