Item #308235 An Album with 87 professional photographs depicting construction of the Ashokan reservoir, which supplies water to New York City. With multiple views of excavation machinery, compressors, special aqueduct and screen chamber, the spillway, tunnels, and picturesque scenes of local buildings, including the railroad depot, Ashokan National Bank, etc. NEW YORK CITY WATER SUPPLY.
An Album with 87 professional photographs depicting construction of the Ashokan reservoir, which supplies water to New York City. With multiple views of excavation machinery, compressors, special aqueduct and screen chamber, the spillway, tunnels, and picturesque scenes of local buildings, including the railroad depot, Ashokan National Bank, etc
An Album with 87 professional photographs depicting construction of the Ashokan reservoir, which supplies water to New York City. With multiple views of excavation machinery, compressors, special aqueduct and screen chamber, the spillway, tunnels, and picturesque scenes of local buildings, including the railroad depot, Ashokan National Bank, etc

87 PHOTOS

An Album with 87 professional photographs depicting construction of the Ashokan reservoir, which supplies water to New York City. With multiple views of excavation machinery, compressors, special aqueduct and screen chamber, the spillway, tunnels, and picturesque scenes of local buildings, including the railroad depot, Ashokan National Bank, etc.

New York: circa 1912-195.

87 Silver prints, the images measuring 3 x 4-1/2 to 4-1/2 x 6-1/2 inches (7.6 x 11.4 to 11.4 x 16.5 cm.) the black sheets slightly larger, mounted recto and verso, most of the prints with a caption in the negative. Oblong 4to. 87 PHOTOS. In a black "Snapshots" album. Some wear, photos fine Item #308235

THe NYC watershed consists of 19 Upstate reservoirs and 3 copntrolled lakes that cover 1,900 square miles in the Catskill Mountains. The Ashokan Reservoir was finished in 1915

1. Ulster & Delaware Railroad Station
2. Steam shovels
3. Town with workers (Uncaptioned)
4. 3 uncaptioned shots of equipment
5.The Ashokan National Bank Building, with an advertisement for the Oneonta Central New York Fair Sept. 1912 on side on building.
6. Traction Engine; Negro Camp House & View from the Main Office towards the Opera House
7. The Hospital and Nurse Cottage
8. Italian Camp View; Syphon & Machine and Millwright Shop
9. The Commissary
10. Beaver Hill Club House; Waste Channel & "Dig"
11. Browns Farm House
12. View from the Beaverkill Clubhouse towards Maindam; well driller & View from McCleelan Tower over Deichs
13. Office of Winston and Co Contractors
14. Workers; Cable Tower & Italian Camp View
15. McClellan Memorial Tower and Reservator (?)
16. Steam Shovel; Fire House & Parade on horseback
17. View from the Main Dam of Reservoir Site
18. View from Maindam seen from Esopos Creek; Blacksmith Shop & American Camp Street View
19. Railway tracks
20. Railroad Engine; Italian Camp View & View of Maindam
21. East Deich
22. Street View around Boardinghouse; Cornwal and Dam & Camp Scene
23. Main dam, Towers and Railroad
24. American Camp Street View, Workers in wagon & Train
25. West Deich
26. Bucyrus shovel; Ditch & View of Maindam
27. Compressor
28. Steam Shovel; Boardinghouse & American Camp View
29.Spoecial Aequduct
30. Crusher; Police Station & Railroad
31. Screen Chamber
32. City Engineers Office; Railroad & Deich work
33. Well driller balst and steam shovel
34. Italian Camp House; Machinery of Cable Tower & Steam shovel at work
35. Pressure aequaduct lower gate chamber
36. Italian schoolhouse; Stump puller & Italiamn Camp View.
37. Steam shovel
38. Post Office; Portal of water channel & large valves
39. View of maindam seen from Esopos Creek
40. The Keeper; Men in tunnel & Board of Water Supply Office.
41. Upper Gate Chamber
42 American Camp House; View of Maindam; View towartds Dam showing Mill Compressore and Crusher & View towards Crusher and Dam
43. View of Spillway
44. Amerivcan Camp Street View; Bull Pen & Round House
45.
Panoramic postcard of Ashokan Dams, Browning Station, NY . torn in half.

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