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Water Works

Water Works

RAZED

Water Works

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Evansville, IN

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1872 water works built
c1905 razed

Location

Park Pl, across from Morgan Manor
District: Riverside
Latitude: 37.964234
Longitude: -87.572
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1871 provided adequate supply of water for general purposes mulberry street waterworks plant in sunset park 1872 became obsolete, in 1895 land was purchaed on shawnee dr (up the river from the old plant) construction began above bee slough 6.28/1895 ec will build anew http://docs.newsbank.com/openurl?ctx_ver=z39.88-2004&rft_id=info:sid/iw.newsbank.com:EANX-NB&rft_val_format=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&rft_dat=144EDB2D4FD5C988&svc_dat=HistArchive:ahnpdoc&req_dat=0F92E8ECA61B06A1 delays pushed into 1897 prep work? or issue of funding weikel constru 1898 new plans leave out ornamental stone and used brick construction begun 10/1898 new one was put into operation 1900 old one planed to be razed 1905 pumping sta 1910? Now where Riverside merges with Veterans Memorial Pkwy


See also

HistoricEvansville.com: Government / Civic
HistoricEvansville.com: Riverside district

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