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Old Croton Aqueduct, New York, New York County, NY



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HB907386
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol Ii, Jervis Library

HB907387
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f Smithillistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907388
Photocopied December 1977, From Copyin Jervis Library

HB907389
Copied December 1977, From Original In Jervis Library

HB907390
Photocopied December 1977, From Charles B

HB907391
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907392
Photocopied December 1977, From Loose, Original Drawings, Jervis Library

HB907393
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol Ii, Jervis Library

HB907394
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol Ii, Jervis Library

HB907395
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907396
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907397
Photocopied December 1977, From Loose, Original Drawings, Jervis Library

HB907398
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Agueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907399
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907400
Photocopied December 1977, From Loose, Original Drawings, Jervis Library

HB907401
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907402
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907403
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907404
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol I, Jervis Library

HB907405
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol I, Jervis Library

HB907406
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol I, Jervis Library

HB907407
Photocopied December 1977, From King, Memoir Of The Croton Aqueduct

HB907408
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907409
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907410
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907411
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907412
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907413
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907414
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907415
Photocopied December 1977, From Loose, Original Drawings, Jervis Library

HB907416
Photocopied December 1977, From Plate In Board Of Alderman Document 55, Nyc: January 4, 1838

HB907417
Photocopied December 1977, From Loose, Original Drawings, Jervis Library

HB907418
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907419
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907420
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907421
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol Ii, Jervis Library

HB907422
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol Ii, Jervis Library

HB907423
Photocopied December 1977, From Loose, Original Drawings, Jervis Library

HB907424
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907425
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907426
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907427
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907428
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907429
Photocopied December 1977, From The Original Document Found In Jervis' 'proposition' Notebook, Jervis Library

HB907430
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol Ii, Jervis Library

HB907431
Photocopied December 1977, From 'report Of J.b.j.', Vol Ii, Jervis Library

HB907432
Photocopied October 1976, From B.f.tower, Illistrations Of The Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley And Putnam, 1843

HB907433
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907434
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907435
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907436
Photocopied October 1976, From Theoph Schramke, Description Of The New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843

HB907437
Hales Brook Culvert In Osining.

HB907438
Riders Brook Culvert, Just North Of Scarborough Rd., Between Ossining And Tarrytown.


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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-120
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-28).
Building/structure dates: 1842 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1842 subsequent work
National Register Number: 74001324
Significance: The Old Croton Aqueduct was New York City's first municipal water supply project, and is an outstanding example of early 19th century civil engineering.

Subjects
Aqueducts


Related Names
Jervis, John B.
Allen, Stephen
Douglass, Maj. David Bates
Colles, Christoopher
Burr, Aaron
The Manhattan Company
Boucher, Jack, Photographer
Lankton, Larry D., Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol II, Jervis Library. WATER-COLERED FRONTISPIECE, BELIEVED DONE BY JAMES RENWICK, JR.
2. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f smithIllistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. TITLE PAGE. SHOWS N.Y.C. FOUNTAIN MADE POSSIBLE BY THE AQUEDUCT.
3. Photocopied December 1977, from copyin Jervis Library. SMALL PORTRAIT OF JOHN B. JERVIS, DONE AT ABOUT THE TIME HE CONSTRUCTED THE CROTON AQUEDUCT.
4. copied December 1977, from original in Jervis Library. JOHN B. JERVIS NEAR THE END OF HIS LIFE.
5. Photocopied December 1977, from Charles B. Stuart, Lives and Works of Civil and Military Engineers, New York, 1871. PORTRAIT OF MAJOR DAVID BATES DOUGLASS.
6. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. HYDROGRAPHIC MAP, NEW YORK, WESTCHESTER, AND PUTNAM, CROTON AQUEDUCT.
7. Photocopied December 1977, from loose, original drawings, Jervis Library. SECTIONS OF AQUEDUCTS PROPOSED BY MAJOR DOUGLASS IN HIS FIRST CONSULTANT' S REPORT.
8. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol II, Jervis Library. MAJOR DOUGLASS' LAST PROPOSED SECTION FOR THE MASONRY CONDUIT, WITH JERVIS' INITIAL ALTERATIONS.
9. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol II, Jervis Library. FINAL CROSS-SECRION OF MASONRY CONDUIT, ADOPTED BY JERVIS, 1837.
10. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. SECTIONS OF THE CROTON AQUEDUCT, PLATES I, II, III, IV, PAGE 84
11. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. PLATE IV, GENERAL WORK. 5' x 7' negative
12. Photocopied December 1977, from loose, original drawings, Jervis Library. SECTION OF DROP-WELL CULVERT OF FOUR FEET CHORD.
13. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Agueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. ISOMETRICAL VIEW OF CULVERT, PLATE VII, PAGE 90.
14. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. CULVERTS, PLATE V. 5' x 7' negative
15. Photocopied December 1977, from loose, original drawings, Jervis Library. SIDE-HILL CONSTRUCTION ON THE TARRYTOWN DIVISION.
16. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. SECTION OF THE CROTON AQUEDUCT, PLATE V, PAGE 86.
17. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. WASTE WEIRS AND VENTILATORS, PLATE VII.
18. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. ENTRANCE VENTILATOR, PLATE VI, PAGE 88.
19. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol I, Jervis Library. CROSS SECTION OF CROTON DAM AS ORIGINALLY BUILT, SHOWING FORE-EMBANKMENT AND 1 TO 1-1/4 SLOPE ON DOWN RIVER SIDE.
20. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol I, Jervis Library. HORIZONTAL PROJECTION OF ORIGINAL PLAN FOR CROTON DAM AND PIER.
21. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol I, Jervis Library. ELEVATION OF ORIGINAL PLAN FOR CROTON DAM.
22. Photocopied December 1977, from King, Memoir of the Croton Aqueduct. VIEW OF CROTON DAM FROM DOWNSTREAM, SHOWING ENTRANCE ENTABLATURE AND GATE HOUSE.
23. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. VIEW BELOW THE CROTON DAM, PLATE XI, PAGE 98.
24. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. VIEW ABOVE THE CROTON DAM, PLATE IX, PAGE 95.
25. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. PLATE II, DAM.
26. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. ENTABLATURE OVER THE ENTRANCE TO THE AQUEDUCT, PLATE X, PAGE 96
27. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. TUNNEL AND GATE CHAMBER AT THE HEAD OF THE AQUEDUCT, PLATE VII, PAGE 92.
28. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. PALTE III, DAM, BULKHEAD AND GATEWAY.
29. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. AQUEDUCT BRIDGE FOR ROADWAY, PROBABLY JUST NORTH OF TARRYTOWN, PLATE XIV, PAGE 103.
30. Photocopied December 1977, from loose, original drawings, Jervis Library. AQUEDUCT NEAR SAW MILL RIVER, SECTIONS AND ISOMETRIC.
31. Photocopied December 1977, from plate in board of Alderman Document 55, NYC: January 4, 1838. PLANS FOR CROSSING THE HARLEM RIVER BY CAST IRON PIPES OR INVERTED SYPHON.
32. Photocopied December 1977, from loose, original drawings, Jervis Library. CENTERING FOR 120' ARCH JERVIS PROPOSED FOR LOW SYPHON BRIDGE, BUT DID NOT BUILD.
33. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. CROTON AQUEDUCT AT CLENDINNING VALLEY, PLATE XXI, PAGE 113.
34. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. AQUEDUCT BRIDGE AT CLENDINNING VALLEY, PLAE XXII, PAGE 114.
35. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. CLENDINNING VALLEY, PLATE XIII.
36. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol II, Jervis Library. PLAN AND PROFILE OF PIPELINES ACROSS MANHATTAN VALLEY.
37. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol II, Jervis Library. ELEVATION, PLAN AND SECTIONS OF PIPE CHAMBER AT MANHATTAN VALLEY.
38. Photocopied December 1977, from loose, original drawings, Jervis Library. STOP-COCK FOR 36-INCH PIPES.
39. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. MANHATTAN VALLEY, PLATE XII. 5' x 7' negative
40. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. PLAN OF TEE RECEIVING RESERVIOR, PLATE XXIII, PAGE 116.
41. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. RECEIVING RESERVIOR, PLATE XIV.
42. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. RECEIVING RESERVIOR, PLATE XVI. 5' x 7' negative
43. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. DESCRIPTION OF THE RECEIVING RESERVIOR. 5' x 7' negative
44. Photocopied December 1977, from the original document found in Jervis' 'Proposition' notebook, Jervis Library. RECORD OF PROPOSITION RECEIVED ON SECTION 96 OF THE OLD CROTON AQUEDUCT.
45. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol II, Jervis Library. WATER COLOR OF TWO ELEVATIONS OF DISTRIBUTING RESERVIOR ON OLD CROTON AQUEDUCT. BELIEVED TO BE THE WORK OF JAMES RENWICK JR.
46. Photocopied December 1977, from 'Report of J.B.J.', Vol II, Jervis Library. SECTIONS OF DISTRIBUTING RESERVIOR ON OLD CROTON AQUEDUCT. BELIEVED TO BE THE WORK OF JAMES RENWICK JR.
47. Photocopied October 1976, from b.f.Tower, Illistrations of the Croton Aqueduct, New York, Wiley and Putnam, 1843. ISOMETRICAL VIEW OF THE DISTRIBUTING RESERVIOR, PLATE XXIV, PAGE 119.
48. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. DISTRIBUTING RESERVIOR, PLATE XVII.
49. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. DISTRIBUTING RESERVIOR, PLATE XX. 5' x 7' negative
50. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. DISTRIBUTING RESERVIOR, PLATE XIX. 5' x 7' negative
51. Photocopied October 1976, from Theoph Schramke, Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct, New York, 1843. DISTRIBUTING RESERVIOR, PLATE XVIII. 5' x 7' negative
52. HALES BROOK CULVERT IN OSINING.
53. RIDERS BROOK CULVERT, JUST NORTH OF SCARBOROUGH RD., BETWEEN OSSINING AND TARRYTOWN.


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