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Providence Sewage Treatment System, Ernest Street Pumping Station, Engine House, Ernest Street & Allens Avenue, Providence, Providence County, RI

Providence Sewage Treatment System, Ernest Street Pumping Station, Engine House, Ernest Street & Allens Avenue, Providence, Providence County, RI

 
 
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Significance: The Ernest Street Pumping Station Engine House was the principal structure within the three-building complex constructed in 1895-6 to pump sewage directly to Providence's Fields Point Plant for treatment. As such it constituted a key element in the city's sewage collection and treatment system.
Survey number: HAER RI-20-A
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 88003103

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1969 - 1980
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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
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Library of Congress
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