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N. Y. City Water Supply

N. Y. City Water Supply New York City
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Stock #: 31916
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: New York City
State: New York (NY)
County: New York
Publisher: The Eagle Post Card Co.
Postmark: 1924
PM City: Catskill
PM State: NY
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Ashokan Bridge, Showing the wittenberg rang of mts., Catskill Mountain water has its origin in the Esopus and Schoharie watersheds. The combined drainage area is 57 square miles, and it is estimated that in extraordinarily dry years more than 500,000,000 gallons can be drawn. The water is very soft; 128,000,000 gallons of water is stored in the reservoir, which cost $30,000,000.