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Water Works

Water Works

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Evansville, IN

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1898-1900 New Water Works built
1927 addition


Southeast end of now sunset park
District: Riverside
Latitude: 37.957219
Longitude: -87.5736
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old plant 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 delays pushed into 1897 prep work? or issue of funding weikel construction 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 filtering plant built 1910 office building (collegiate gothic) built 1927

See also Government / Civic Riverside district

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