Pumping Station, Water Works Park

Pumping Station, Water Works Park Detroit Michigan


Stock #: 284901
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Detroit
State: Michigan (MI)
County: Wayne
Postmark: 1910 Sep-19
PM City: Detroit
PM State: MI
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The 72 acre plot of ground on Jefferson Avenue, owned by the city and partially occupied by its water works, pumping station, has been made one of Detroit's beauty spots. The water supply is pumped through a long tunnel from the intake pipe in Lake St. Clair to the distribution point. The ponderous machinery can pump 103,000,000 gallons of water in 24 hours