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Sacramento River Water Treatment Plant Intake Pier & Access Bridge, Spanning Sacramento River approximately 175 feet w, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA



B&W Photos

HB208137
BWPhotos 194749

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BWPhotos 194750

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BWPhotos 194751

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BWPhotos 194752

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BWPhotos 194753

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BWPhotos 194754

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BWPhotos 194755

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BWPhotos 194756

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BWPhotos 194757

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BWPhotos 194758

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BWPhotos 194759

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BWPhotos 194760

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BWPhotos 194761


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Sacramento River approximately 175 feet w, Sacramento, CA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER CA-324
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N974).
Building/structure dates: 1921 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 2000 subsequent work
Significance: The Sacramento Water Treatment Plant Intake Pier and Access Bridge was constructed between 1921 and 1923 as a component of the Sacramento Water Filtration Plant. Designed in a Spanish Revival influenced style, the Intake Pier draws water from the Sacramento River and carries it through a conduit to the main complex of the plant, where the water is then purified. When first constructed the filtration plant was the most modern facility in the west and utilized a new technique in water purification known as sand filtration.

Subjects
Water Treatment Plants


Related Names
Henry, William P.
Williamson, Dr. N. E.
Grunsky, C. E.
Dean, Charles F.
Dean, James S.
Hyde & Wilhelm
Dewey, William B., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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