Detroit Water Plant - High Lift Building 9/2/14

2014-09-02_49183_WTA_5DM3_HDR-7 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
1 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49183_WTA_5DM3_HDR-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49127_WTA_5DM3-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
3 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49230_WTA_5DM3-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
4 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49127_WTA_5DM3-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49305_WTA_5DM3_HDR-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
6 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49257_WTA_5DM3-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
7 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49305_WTA_5DM3_HDR-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
8 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49230_WTA_5DM3-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
9 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49257_WTA_5DM3-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
10 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49340_WTA_5DM3_HDR-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
11 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49340_WTA_5DM3_HDR-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
12 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49367_WTA_5DM3_HDR-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
13 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49367_WTA_5DM3_HDR-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
14 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49402_WTA_5DM3_HDR-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
15 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49402_WTA_5DM3_HDR-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
16 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49375_WTA_5DM3_HDR-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
17 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49375_WTA_5DM3_HDR-2-4 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
18 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49428_WTA_5DM3_HDR-2 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
19 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.
2014-09-02_49428_WTA_5DM3_HDR-5 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the...
20 Detroit Water & Sewerage Department High Lift Building
Prior to 1880, the Board of Water Commissioners purchased a 56-acre tract on East Jefferson where the building you see is located. Shortly after 1900, it became clear that the area’s population and industrial activities were growing rapidly and that a vast amount of clean water would be needed. Indeed, by 1907, the city’s system was supplying an average of 160 gallons of water per day for every resident. Of course, much of that water was used by industries. Officials commissioned the Field, Hinchman and Smith firm to design a massive building for the pumps. The result is the very large, but appealing, High Lift building that you see.

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