Sunday, May 1, 2011

New Demands

Accession Number P75-54-0832g, Hughes Company Glass Negatives Collection,
Courtesy of the Photography Collections, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
The newly annexed territories of 1918 tripled the geography of the city, and the new municipal drinking water system quickly had to adapt to meet these demands.  This photo shows row upon row of filter beds in the north and south galleries of the Filter Building at Lake Montebello.

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