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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

90.

24 February 1923

"Downstream previous embankment from north end of dam."

91.

3 March 1923

"Looking at North Portal from center line of open cut."

92.

3 March 1923

"Runoff after a thaw crossing the open cut aqueduct about Sta. 748 75. Five feet of bank separate ditch from open cut excavation."

93.

3 March 1923

"Great Notch Tunnel office and garage."

94.

28 March 1923

"Wanaque Aqueduct, Great Notch Tunnel, North Portal cut."

95.

28 March 1923

"Wanaque Aqueduct, Great Notch Tunnel, North Portal, breast of heading."

96.

28 March 1923

"Wanaque Aqueduct, Great Notch Tunnel, North Portal from portal entrance."

97.

17 May 1923

"South Portal cut down about 4 feet to surface of sandstone rock."

98.

25 May 1923

"Looking south from Sta. 1 00 of base line of dam."

99.

25 May 1923

"Looking north from left 140 ft. of Sta. 13 00 of base line of dam."

100.

12 July 1923

"Rock cleared and ready for the placing of the invert of the upper stream control conduit between Elev. 28.75 ft. and Elev. 46.5 ft."

101.

12 July 1923

"Slushing impervious material excavated from the Line's river flats into place."

102.

10 July 1923

"Looking south along cut and cover aqueduct from South Portal."

103.

10 July 1923

"Looking north into South Portal, heading is in 110 feet all timbered. Starting to take up bench, pumping 300 gallons per minute."

104.

13 August 1923

"Looking into South Portal from center line of open cut. 6 inch centrifugal pump installed on platform over portal keeps tunnel clear of water."

105.

13 August 1923

"Looking north from Sta. 843 25 showing timbered portion of tunnel near South Portal."

106.

13 August 1923

"Looking south along center line of open cut aqueduct from Sta. 844 25. Hoar mechanical shovel is working in aqueduct cut on right. Spoil bank on the left."

107.

13 August 1923

"Excavating open cut aqueduct with Hoar shovel loading into a 3 yd. side dump car hauled by a 6 ton Whitcomb locomotive."

108.

13 August 1923

"Detail of operation of Hoar shovel."

109.

13 August 1923

"Hoar mechanical shovel showing operating levers and position for revolving."

110.

13 August 1923

"Open cut aqueduct excavation operations in shallow cut."

111.

11 September 1923

"Looking north from R-245 ft. of Sta. 12 35 of center line of dam. Crib section of diverting dam under construction."

112.

11 September 1923

"Looking southeast from R-370 ft. of Sta. 9 00 of center line of dam. The upstream face of the stream control diverting dam spillway and sluiceway."

113.

11 September 1923

"Looking east from R-180 ft. of Sta. 12 35 of center line of dam. Upper barrel of stream control conduits completed to beginning of last curve."

114.

11 September 1923

"Looking northwest from R-100 ft. of Sta. 12 62 of center line of dam. The downstream side of the stream control diverting dam."

115.

11 September 1923

"Looking southwest from L-90 ft. of Sta. 10 00 center line of dam."

116.

15 August 1923

"Wanaque Dam stream control conduit downstream end."

117.

15 August 1953

"Wanaque Dam stream control conduit upstream side of temporary diversion dam."

118.

15 August 1923

"Wanaque Dam south end looking north at aerator fill and downstream embankment."

119.

15 August 1923

"Wanaque Dam stream control conduit downstream end of upper barrel."

120.

15 August 1923

"Wanaque Dam south end looking north."

121.

15 August 1923

"Panorama looking north from Trincheri Road of part of the upper basin."

122.

15 August 1923

"Panorama from west to north of part of the upper basin north of Trincheri Road, Board mountain in background.

123.

6 October 1923

"Panorama from top of C. W. Sta. 10 72 of length of upper barrel of stream control conduits constructed."



124.

6 October 1923

"Car used in placing invert of the lower conduit for the first 90 feet."

125.

8 October 1923

"Outlet of upper conduit before diverting river."

126.

8 October 1923

"Workmen preparing to drop stop-planks in sluiceway to divert river."

127.

8 October 1923

"Panorama of area west and north of diverting dam before closing the sluiceway."

128.

8 October 1923

"Sluiceway of diverting dam immediately after the stop-planks had been dropped."

129.

10 October 1923

"River bed west of corewall after diversion of river and unwatering."

130.

8 October 1923

"Intake of upper conduit after the closing of sluiceway, water beginning to enter 5:00 P.M."

131.

10 October 1923

"Looking into upper conduit from outlet, dry weather flow."

132.

22 October 1923

"Panorama of upper half of Wood Cliff Lake Reservoir owned by the Hackensack Water Co. Water level 14 feet below normal."

133.

22 October 1923

"Wood Cliff Lake Reservoir dam with water level 14 feet below normal."

134.

22 October 1923

"Panorama of upper half of Oradell Reservoir owned by Hackensack Water Co. at end of protracted drought."



135.

22 October 1923

"Oradell dam at end of drought."

136.

22 October 1923

"Lower half of Oradell Reservoir at end of drought."

137.

22 October 1923

"Panorama of Clinton Reservoir from end of dam at end of protracted drought."

138.

22 October 1923

"West shore line of Jersey City Reservoir at end of protracted drought."

139.

22 October 1923

"Panorama of Jersey City Reservoir dam. Water 22 feet below normal."

140.

22 October 1923

"Looking up the Rockaway River from highway bridge which crosses a section of Jersey City Reservoir."

141.

24 October 1923

"Panorama of area west and north of diverting dam after a 4 inch rainfall (Oct. 22, 23, 24)."



142.

24 October 1923

"Panorama of diverting dam and upper conduit intake after a 4 inch rainfall (Oct. 22, 23, 24)."

143.

24 October 1923

"Spillway of diverting dam with 10 inches of water on crest."

144.

24 October 1923

"Outlet of upper conduit during flood, Oct. 24-25."

145.

24 October 1923

"Looking into outlet of upper conduit during flood period."

146.

24 October 1923

"Laboratory, still, drying rack and Sedgwick-raftes funnels."

147.

24 October 1923

"Laboratory, work in progress."

148.

24 October 1923

"Autoclave and chemical supplies (laboratory)."

149.

24 October 1923

"Sample table, sterilizer, drying oven, ice chest, incubators, balance hood (laboratory)."



150.

24 October 1923

"Chemical analysis bench with ammonia stills (laboratory)."


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