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Old Croton Aqueduct, Indian Creek Culvert, Reservoir & Quaker Bridge Roads, Crotonville, Ossining, Westchester County, NY



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Item Title


Location
Crotonville, Ossining vicinity, NY

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NY-108
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-18).
Building/structure dates: 1837 initial construction
National Register Number: 74001324
Significance: The Old Croton Aqueduct is an outstanding example of 19th century civil engineering and was New York City's first municipal water project. The culvert at Indian Creek is just one of several standard culvert designs used along the 41 mile route of the aqueduct.

Subjects
Civil Engineering
Aqueducts
Culverts


Related Names
Jervis, John B.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Photocopied December, 1977, from loose original engineering drawing, Jervis Library. SECTIONS OF INDIAN BROOK CLUVERT
2. AERIAL VIEW LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING INDIAN CREEK CULVERT.
3. AERIAL VIEW SHOWING INDIAN CREEK CULVERT.
4. GENERAL VIEW SHOWING INDIAN CREEK (FOREGROUND) AND CULVERT. AQUEDUCT PASSES ABOVE CULVERT.
5. GENERAL VIEW SHOWING CULVERT. BUTTRESSING ON LEFT AND RIGHT WAS ADDED AT A LATER DATE.


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