Sewage disposal plants
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The collection consists of eighty-four 8x10 images that detail the construction of the District’s Sewage Disposal Plant between 1903 and 1906. The plant was located at the foot of New Jersey Avenue near the corner of 2nd and N Streets in Southeast D.C. The plant pumps collect sanitary sewage and some stormwater from the city’s sewer system to the Potomac River discharge point at Blue Plains, the southernmost point of the District.