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  • Page 90

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1843 – December 31, 1844)

    Excerpt:
    is to contain the water to be forced into it from the Alleghaney River to water the city from this place we had a fair view of the City below & it truly sends forth its colums of smoke & blackness that arises from the cole fires that propels the numer ous engines as the main spring of all the founderies manufacturies & works of the valey of the city of Pittsburgh. We then desended the hill & visited the city water works or ...
    Dates:
    August 1, 1843 August 2, 1843