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Notes on the excavation of the new croton aqueduct

by J. P. Carson

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Published in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Croton aqueduct

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination56 p. :
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26420210M
    OCLC/WorldCa77216373

    Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct is a private, non profit volunteer organization formed to protect and preserve the Old Croton Aqueduct and Trail that runs from Manhattan up to Croton, NY. (5) 05/25/ by the president, James C. Duane, containing reports of the secretary, Edward L. Allen, and of the chief engineer, Alphonse Fteley, giving a review of the work of the Aqueduct commission from January first, A.D. , to January first, A.D. , including plans and the work of construction of the new Croton aqueduct, proposed dams and.

      For years, a Croton Aqueduct manhole cover on Jersey Street next to the Puck Building on Soho was often cited as the oldest, or one of the oldest manholes in New . New Croton Aqueduct. EPM as an environmental sub-consultant provided Construction Inspection Services for the Rehabilitation and Restoration of the New Croton Aqueduct. The project involved the removal of contaminated sediments/soils, including heavy metals, petroleum and solvents, the abatement of asbestos containing materials, and lead paint removal.

    A walk on the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail from Irvington to Tarrytown explores the cultural landscape of Washington Irving and his neighbors. by the president, John F. Cowan, containing reports of the secretary, Harry W. Walker, and of the chief engineer, Walter H. Sears, giving a review of the work of the Aqueduct Commission from January first, A.D. , to January first, A.D. , including plans and the work of construction of the new Croton aqueduct, proposed dams and.


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Publication date Topics Croton aqueduct Publisher. Engineering Drawings and Data: The New Croton Aqueduct. Engineering News Publishing Company. - 16 pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. The Old Croton Aqueduct supplied clean water to New York City for over a hundred years.

Until inoperations completely ceased. The construction of this complex water supply system took five years to complete beginning in and ending in KP28) Croton Aqueduct New York Hudson River Harper's Monthly Engraving Engraving measures approximately: inches high Each additional one ships free Seller Rating: % positive.

The Old Croton Aqueduct trail runs behind my house, and I’ve been walking along its tree-shaded way for well over a decade now.

As a kid, I thought “aqueduct” was just a name, until my mom told me that, buried underneath the pebbly ground, there is a tunnel that used to carry water to New York City from Croton, a couple dozen miles north.

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The Croton Aqueduct or Old Croton Aqueduct was a large and complex water distribution system constructed for New York City between and The great aqueducts, which were among the first in the United States, carried water by gravity 41 miles (66 km) from the Croton River in Westchester County to reservoirs in was built because local water resources had become polluted and.

The New Croton Aqueduct is an aqueduct in the New York City water supply system in Westchester County, New York carrying the water of the Croton roughly parallel to the Old Croton Aqueduct it originally augmented, it opened in The old aqueduct remained in service untilwhen supply from the Delaware and Catskill Aqueducts was sufficient to take it off line.

Because the Old Croton Aqueduct was powered by gravity alone, the Aqueduct and the trail above it do not follow a straight line. Instead, to maintain the average inches–per–mile downward slope of the tunnel on its journey from the Croton Reservoir, its path follows the ridges formed by ancient glaciers.

Armed by the early and forceful exercise of eminent domain, New York. Inthe New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation purchased miles of the original mile aqueduct from New York City. Presently, Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park is a linear park which runs from Van Cortlandt Park at the Bronx County/City of Yonkers border to the Croton Dam in Cortlandt.

Old Croton Aqueduct, Entrance Entablature, New Croton Reservoir, Yorktown Heights, Westchester County, NY Contributor Names Historic American Engineering Record, creator. Tower, F. Illustrations of the Croton aqueduct Wiley and Putnam, New York, London, vi, [2], [9] p.

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Version 1. December Digitized. Editor's note: This is the first of a two-part interview. NEW YORK — Largely invisible — but essential — is New York City’s water supply system, stretching across miles and delivering over one billion gallons of drinking water to nine million people.

In his new book, Empire of Water (Cornell University Press), historian and public policy expert David Soll takes a multifaceted look. The Old Croton Aqueduct once delivered 36 million gallons of water each day to a thirsty New York City. Built inthe gravity-fed system began to close down inand miles of.

Notes - Significance: The Old Croton Aqueduct is an outstanding example of 19th century civil engineering and was New York City's first municipal water project. Ventilators played an important role in the function of the Old Croton Aqueduct. The Old Croton Aqueduct trail runs behind my house, and Ive been walking along its tree-shaded way for well over a decade now.

As a kid, I thought aqueduct was just a name, until my mom told me that, buried underneath the pebbly ground, there is a tunnel that used to carry water to New York City from Croton, a few dozen miles north.4/5(1). The New Croton Dam (also known as Cornell Dam) is a dam forming the New Croton Reservoir, both parts of the New York City water supply stretches across the Croton River near Croton-on-Hudson, New York, about 22 miles (35 km) north of New York City.

Construction began in and was completed in Designed by Alphonse Fteley (–), the masonry dam is feet (81 m. The New Croton Aqueduct is east of the Old Croton Aqueduct, running roughly along the course of the Taconic Parkway down to Route in Pleasantville, then it parallels the Saw Mill River Parkway south to the Bronx line.

is the original Old Croton Aqueduct dam. Can you see it. The original dam is three miles north east of the New. The Empire City soon outgrew the New Croton Aqueduct (which is still in service), with two more conduits built in the 20th century to bring water from west of the Hudson.

But that is for another show. You can see the show on weekends from 1 to 4 p.m. through the spring. And for maps, tours, walks, and more, go to A new mobile audio tour of the Historic Hudson River Towns (HHRT) area just north of New York City will be launched on June Geo-located, the tour will be accessible on mobile devices free of charge, either on the TravelStorys app, or online at or.

The aqueduct was expanded several times, but in the “New Croton Aqueduct” was constructed. The Old Croton Aqueduct continued to be used until the s, and is today a park – many of its old aqueduct bridges are now pedestrian bridges, as had been suggested during their original construction.

The New Croton Aqueduct is still in use. The $1 billion fix of New York City’s Delaware Aqueduct will ultimately earn its own chapter in the books that chronicle engineering’s greatest can plugging leaks in an mile-long.Aqueduct are submerged under the greatly enlarged reservoir created behind the New Croton Dam after The portion of the Aqueduct below the New Croton Dam, in Westchester and Bronx Counties, possesses high levels of integrity.2 However, after crossing the High Bridge to Manhattan, virtually all of the above.