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    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • This circa 1930 photograph shows the fountain in front of the Sacramento Filtration Plant. Built in 1923/24 under the design of Henry D. Dewell, the structure was the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Its design called...
    • 974
    • Water Pumping Station

    • 1950
    • This March 13, 1950, photograph shows the water pumping station for Sacramento’s water filtration plant. Located just north of the city, and constructed in 1924, the pump was designed to slowly take water in by gravity, transferring it then to the...
    • 973
    • Air View of Filtration Plant, Sacramento, California

    • 1935
    • Shown in circa 1935 is an aerial view of the Sacramento City Water Filtration Plant. Built in 1924, it became the first water filtration complex west of the Rocky Mountains. Other landmarks are, at the far left of the photograph, the Pacific Gas...
    • BBSAC769
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • As viewed from the south, this circa 1927 photograph shows the manicured splendor of grounds surrounding Sacramento's water filtration plant. Utilizing rapid sand filtration, the facility started pumping purified water into city mains on January...
    • 1548
    • City Division of Water Filtration Plant

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows the interior of the filter control gallery at Sacramento's water filtration plant. It was equipped with sixteen filters, each accommodating a normal capacity of four million gallons of water a day. Filters...
    • 1737
    • City Division of Water filtration plant

    • 1955
    • This circa 1955 photograph shows the City of Sacramento's water filtration plant, located at the end of Jibboom Street. The hexagonal structure in the distance is the plant's head house, office and laboratory. To the right of that is a prtion of...
    • 1735
    • City Division of Water Filtration Plant

    • 1955
    • Shown in circa 1955 is the circular interior of the pumping station within Sacramento City's water filtration plant. Placed into operation in 1924, the pump room, measuring some 75-feet in diameter, is where water was siphened from the Sacramento...
    • 1736
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • Looking east, this circa 1930 photograph shows the sedimentation basin of Sacramento's water filtration plant in action. At this time, and in In full operation, the plant accomodated 85 percent of city's needs while the other 15 was handled by the...
    • 1547
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1920
    • Shown, looking south, in circa 1927, is piping within the sedimentation basin of Sacramento's water filtration plant. The basin was cleaned annually, and always done in the winter, when water consumption was at its lowest. It often took months to...
    • 1549
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows water going through the process of being purified at the Sacramento Filtration Plant. In 1928, the plant went through a 100,000 dollar repair campaign to fix the shifting of floors within the pictured sedimentation...
    • 1550
    • Water Filtration Plant Pumping Station

    • 1927
    • The pumping station for Sacramento's water filtration plant is captured in this 1927 photograph. It was positioned on the eastern bank of the Sacramento River.
    • 1551
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows several men posing before the aeration pools at the city of Sacramento's water filtration plant. Directly behind them are mixing tanks while, in the background, is the plant's sedimentation basin. A leader in...
    • 1553
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1927
    • This circa 1927 photograph shows the Sacramento water purification and filtration station's sedimentation basin. By late 1926, the plant was pumping some 823 million gallons of water into the city's mains, accounting for a per capita daily usage...
    • 1554
    • Sacramento Water Filtration Plant

    • 1930
    • As viewed from the south, in circa 1930, is the recently-completed Sacramento water filtration plant. In the foreground is the sedimentation basin while, to the left, is the pumping station. It was concluded, in late 1926, by both the city and...
    • 1316
    • Sacramento Water Filtration Plant, Intake Pump

    • 1925
    • Pictured in circa 1925 is the intake pump for Sacramento's water filtration facility. Sitting 145 feet from the shore and just below the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers, had five inlet gates at four different levels. Two 42-inch...
    • 1317
    • Occidental Medical Times

    • August, 1893
    • Shown is the August 1893 issue of the Occidental Medical Times, a continuation of the erstwhile Sacramento Medical Times. The former was described by the July 1892 Sacramento Daily Union as “replete with reports, cases, data, papers, society...
    • The Sacramento Weekly and Alta California

    • February 19, 1910
    • Sacramento Weekly & Alta California was published Saturdays from October 16, 1909 to July 29, 1911 by the Sacramento Weekly and Alta Publishing Co. Managing Editor Evander B. Willis was a high-ranking member of the Masonic Order with newspaper...
    • Filtration Plant

    • 1928
    • Shown in 1928 is the pumping station at Sacramento's water purification plant, located just north of the Southern Pacific Railroad yard. Built in an Italian Romanesque style, the building's frieze is ringed with the names of 16 pioneers in the...
    • 1187
    • Sacramento Filtration Plant

    • 1932
    • As viewed from the south, this November 4, 1932 photograph shows, in the foreground, aeration pools. Behind that are mixing tanks, and other pre-treatment operations. Also visible is construction which would see the addition of a 480,000 dollar...
    • 1546


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