West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 6 Photos, 21–45

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Central Area Water Reclamation Plants

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Photo 6.30

March 1, 1939. Turbine rotors undergo close inspection before final assembly of a blower. Looking south on the blower floor of the pump and blower building, three other blowers are in the background. Initially, the plant had a total of four blowers, each rated at about 10,000 horsepower. (MWRD photo 24635)