Quabbin Reservoir

Quabbin Reservoir Belchertown Massachusetts

Stock #: 55083
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Belchertown
State: Massachusetts (MA)
County: Hampshire
Publisher: The Collotype Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Quabbin Reservoir Maximum depth 150 feet, average depth 51 feet, length 18 miles, length of shore line 118 miles, Area of water surface 38.6 Sq. Mi. 24690 Acres, Capacity in Gallons 415 Billion, in Acre Feet, 1274 thousand equals tank 1mile square 1990 ft. deep area of watershed 165.9 Sq. mil. towns discontinued Enfield Dana Prescott Greenwich. Quabbin Aqueduct Quabbin reservoir to Wachusett reservoir tunnel is 11ft. wide 12ft. 9in, high and is 24.6 milrd lonh. It is the second longest tunnel in the world, being only 1/2 mile shorter than hetch hetchy in Cal. Quabbin Dam. Length 2640 feet, top width 35 feet Maximum bottom width 1,100 feet, Height above river 170 feet height above bd rock 295 Feet amount of earth fill 4,000,000 cu. yds second largest Dam in the east.