The Fairmount Water works


A little history of Philadelphia, PA. The Water Works was constructed between 1812 and 1815, on the east bank of the Schuylkill River pumped water up the hill into a large reservoir atop Faire Mount (now site of the Philadelphia Museum of Art). a 1,600-foot-long (490 m) dam was built across the Schuylkill to direct water to a Mill House with three Turbine Engines pumped the water up the hill into the reservoir above until 1909.

I shot a similar image a few years back at a similar angle but with a different treatment. This is is more straight forward than my older shot. I’m posting this new shot to add variety of my offerings.

8 x 10 prints are $25.00, 11 x 14 prints are $35.00, 8 x 10 framed is $55.00, and 11 x 14 framed is $79.00.

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