Mill Street Pumping Station

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Title

Mill Street Pumping Station

Description

Black & white photo image.
on back : Designed to pump sewage and force it underwater into the Ohio River when the river rises to a stage of 43 feet. Beneath this superstructure is a well holding two electric engines capable of pumping 12,000 gallons of sewage. The reservoir beneath this pumping station holds 160,000 gallons of sewage and storm water. Cost of this station was 51,000 of which the WPA paid 40,000.

Creator

unknown

Date

1930s

Coverage

Portsmouth, Scioto County, Ohio

Rights

Portsmouth Public Library

Citation

unknown, “Mill Street Pumping Station,” Local History Digital Collection, accessed August 12, 2020, https://www.yourppl.org/history/items/show/4996.

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