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Record Group: North Jersey District Water Supply Commission
Series: Photographs of the Wanaque Waterworks Project, 1920-1923
Accession #: 1993.023
Series #:  SZNOR001
Guide Date:   3/1993 (JK)
Volume:  0.5 c.f. [approx. 150 photographs]


Project History
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1921
1922
1923

Images

Item
Date
Caption
Image
1.
23 November 1920

"Commissioners of the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission and the City of Newark, NJ, who turned the first shovel of dirt on Contract 2A, Wanaque Dam."

2.
17 December 1920
"Looking northwest along center line of dam from Sta. 7 50 center line dam."
3.
17 December 1920
"Showing portion of proposed Contractor's railroad spur, also culvert taken from front and center of cantonment."
4.
22 December 1920
"First shovel of dirt to be moved by a steam shovel on Contract 2A of Wanaque Dam."
5.
10 January 1921
"Showing buildings being fitted up to be used as a Contractor's barracks, also railroad fill for Contractor's spur."
6.
19 January 1921
"Well to supply Commission's buildings during construction."
7.
19 January 1921
"Looking northwest along center line of dam from vicinity of Sta. 7 50."
8.
19 January 1921
"Looking northeast along center line of dam from Sta. 11 33 - Wanaque River in foreground - settling basin and Carter's Mill buildings in background."
9.
19 January 1921
"Looking southwest along center line of dam from Sta. 10 75 - Wanaque River in foreground - Hook Road - Biggio house on right."
10.
8 February 1921
"From the vicinity of Sta. 7 50. Looking northeast of center line of dam."
11.
21 February 1921
"Contractor's railroad spur from a point near Greenwood Lake Turnpike."
12.
21 February 1921
"Steam shovel at work in corewall trench at Sta. 2 75 after heavy snow storm."
13.
4 March 1921
"Pump house over well to supply Commission's buildings."
14.
4 March 1921
"Looking northwest of center line of dam from Sta. 7 50, center line of dam."
15.
4 March 1921
"Looking along center line of dam toward Sta. 0 00 from Sta. 7 50."
16.
4 March 1921
"Contractor's railroad siding in use. Unloading sheet steel piling and central power plant boilers."
17.
2 April 1921
"Looking northwest of center line of dam from center line Sta. 7 50."
18.
2 April 1921
"Placing the first sheet steel piling in corewall trench - piles are 50 ft. in length. Stationing of first piles in place is Sta. 4 75."
19.
2 April 1921
"Showing two 250 horse power boilers and two air compressors, to be used by Contractor as a central power plant."
20.
12 April 1921
"Driving 50 ft. sheet steel piling in corewall trench between Stas. 4 26.9 and 5 21.8."
21.
12 April 1921
"Contractor's concreting plant under construction. Large barn at right to be used for cement storage."
22.
26 April 1921
"Stripping top soil from gravel bank."
23.
12 April 1921
"Panorama of the lower basin of the Wanaque Reservoir (upstream from the dam) taken from top of main paper mill building near center line of dam Sta. 8 00."

24.
26 April 1921
"Stripping of top soil from gravel bank."
25.
26 April 1921
"Board Cemetery in Wanaque Reservoir area taken from Greenwood Lake Turnpike."
26.
3 May 1921
"Looking southwest along center line of corewall from Sta. 5 25."
27.
21 May 1921
"Looking southwest along center line of corewall from Sta. 1 50."
28.
21 May 1921
"Looking southwest along center line of corewall from Sta. 1 50 immediately after a blast demolishing a portion of the Wanaque River Paper Co's buildings."
29.
27 May 1921
"Taken from a point about 125 ft. right of Sta. 9 00 center line of dam looking east showing Wanaque River Paper Co.'s buildings demolished."
30.
6 June 1921
"Looking southwest along center line of corewall from Sta. 1 50."
31.
6 June 1921
"Housing in the Contractor's central power plant."
32.
16 June 1921
"Site of dam from Sta. 13 00 looking north."
33.
16 June 1921
"Corewall trench excavation from Sta. 6 00 looking southwest."
34.
16 June 1921
"Corewall trench from Sta. 4 00 looking north."
35.
16 June 1921
"Corewall trench from Sta. 4 00 looking north."
36.
24 June 1921
"Greenwood Lake Dam, looking east. Water surface in lake 1.1 ft. below crest of dam."
37.
24 June 1921
"Outlet from Greenwood Lake control gate from about
50 ft. below dam."
38
24 June 1921
"Detail of pulling splice - Lackawanna sheet steel."
39.
13 July 1921
"Looking along center line of corewall toward Sta. 15 00 from Sta. 1 50. Bracing at Elev. 210.0 being placed."
40.
21 July 1921
"Brown Cemetery cleared preparatory to removing of bodies."
41.
21 July 1921
"Mill foundations downstream and outside of corewall trench cleaned and ready for embankment, taken from Elev. 225 of center line of dam Sta. 8 40."
42.
10 August 1921
"Panorama of Wanaque Dam site from top of aggregate screening plant."


43.
14 August 1921
"Corewall trench from railroad trestle looking north."
44.
23 September 1921
"Looking northwest across corewall trench from Sta.
3 00. Showing part of concrete corewall in place."
45.
23 September 1921
"Looking southwest across corewall trench from
Sta. 3 00."
46.
28 October 1921
"Looking northwest across corewall trench from Sta. 4 00."
47.
28 October 1921
"Looking north along center line of corewall trench from railroad trestle."
48.
2 December 1921
"Showing a blind drain discharging along center line of corewall. Drain to be later grouted."
49.
7 December 1921
"Looking northwest across center line showing progress of corewall from Sta. 3 07."
50.
13 December 1921
"Looking northwest across center line of dam from Sta. 6 00."
51.
13 December 1921
"Showing disposal of water pumped from trench."
52.
13 December 1921
"Looking down center line of dam from Sta. 13 00."
53.
6 April 1921
"Wanaque River gaging station. Showing installation of 7 day automatic recording gage."


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