Water works conduit of 1800.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00199
Title: Water works conduit of 1800.
Additional Title: Looking South.
Creation Date: 4/8/1906
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

The photograph shows the old water works conduit of 1800 as exposed by the Broad Street subway construction at South Penn Square. It was later used as a sewer. A gentleman is looking at the dam built across the conduit years before in order to deflect the sewage entering the conduit.

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.3
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler