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Yuma Main Street Water Treatment Plant, Jones Street at foot of Main Street, Yuma, Yuma County, AZ

Yuma Main Street Water Treatment Plant, Jones Street at foot of Main Street, Yuma, Yuma County, AZ

 
 
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Summary

STORED OFF SITE AND ON SITE. mchr
Significance: It represents a largely intact example of an early water treatment plant utilizing settling reservoirs and slow sand filters. The historic value of the plant is furthered by the presence of the prototype Blaisdell Slow Sand Filter Washing Machine, which is the last-known example of the machine in existence.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N105
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1411
Survey number: HAER AZ-33
Building/structure dates: 1892 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1902 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1993 Demolished
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000197

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Blaisdell, Hiram W
Maul, David, transmitter
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
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Location

Yuma (Ariz.)32.71967, -114.61749
Google Map of 32.7196669, -114.6174912
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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