Building the Ashokan Resrvoir

by Frank Almquist. No one alive today is more qualified to have written this book on the Ashokan Reservoir construction. Using a large collection of real photograph postcards (postcards made on photographic paper by local photographers) the story of constructing the dam, dikes, and water handling was told. Filled with the enormity of the job, the men behind designing and building it, its enormous success, and images from his collection, you will gain a new appreciation for this amazing building project that helps hydrate New York City, and other communities lucky enough along its trip there to have water of this quality. Available online and at bookstores. Need a housewarming gift? How about a birthday gift? Look no further. 

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