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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

Location

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 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 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

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

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