West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 6 Photos, 21–45

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Central Area Water Reclamation Plants

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Photo 6.25

August 9, 1935. The deep foundation and wet well for the Southwest plant pumping station shows progress in installing the base for pump suction bells. Looking south, the deep excavation has reach drier stiff clay evidenced by the vertical cut. Excavation into the clay at right is for the foundations of pump discharge conduits. (MWRD photo 20214)