West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 6 Photos, 21–45

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Central Area Water Reclamation Plants

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Photo 6.40

Looking from the southeast, November 16, 1938. The sludge disposal building. Deep beneath the southeast corner of the building, influent sewers converge and sewage flows into the coarse screen chamber and then on to the pumping station at the west end of the building. The building housed the boilers, steam-driven electric generators, rotary vacuum sludge filters, and sludge heat drying apparatus. The heat dried sludge conveyor bridge is seen at left. (MWRD photo 24543)