Alexander Allison Photograph Collection
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Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans

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Thumbnail Series Subseries Image # (click to view) Allison's Description Date Additional Description Original Location
Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans
Sewerage & Water Board 1 Inspecting main sewer (Crotts, unidentified, Allison, Eastwood, unidentified, Earl) 1903 William T. Crotts, Alexander Allison, John T. Eastwood, George G. Earl I 1
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Sewerage & Water Board 2 Eastwood undated John T. Eastwood I 2
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Sewerage & Water Board 3 Crotts, Earl, Eastwood, Moffat & ten others undated William T. Crotts, George G. Earl, John T. Eastwood, A.G. Moffatt I 3
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Sewerage & Water Board 4 The three sites of S&WB homes up to date 6/25/1955 The Barnett's Furniture building, shown in this photograph at the corner of Carondelet and Lafayette Streets, was constructed as the City Hall Annex in the early part of the twentieth century. We're not sure what Allison meant by "three sites." I 4
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undated Allison did not provide a caption for this photograph I 5
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Sewerage & Water Board 6 Sewage Pumping Station A 1905
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Sewerage & Water Board 7 Villere Street egg-shaped brick sewer 190?
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Sewerage & Water Board 8 River end of Marigny Street force main undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 9 30" cast iron water main to be floated into place crossing New Basin at Claiborne Avenue undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 10 30" cast iron water main to be floated into place crossing New Basin at Claiborne Avenue undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 11 30" cast iron pipe crossing New Basin at Claiborne Avenue undated Note St. Joseph's Church on Tulane Avenue in the far distance. II 5
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Sewerage & Water Board 12 30" cast iron pipe crossing New Basin at Claiborne Avenue undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 13 Pumping Station A undated Located on St. Ann Street, just behind the present-day Municipal Auditorium. II 7
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Sewerage & Water Board 14 Pumping Station A undated Located on St. Ann Street, just behind the present-day Municipal Auditorium. II 8
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Sewerage & Water Board 15 Pumping Station A undated Located on St. Ann Street, just behind the present-day Municipal Auditorium. Note the Treme Market just right of center in the photograph. II 9
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Sewerage & Water Board 16 Pumping Station A undated Located on St. Ann Street, just behind the present-day Municipal Auditorium. II 10
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Sewerage & Water Board 17 Pumping Station A--twin 30" cast iron force main undated Located on St. Ann Street, just behind the present-day Municipal Auditorium. II 11
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Sewerage & Water Board 18 The 69" reinforced concrete sewer--man hole at end of old sewer undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 19 The 69" reinforced concrete sewer--man hole at end of old sewer undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 20 The 69" reinforced concrete sewer--the bend--steel for bottom undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 21 The 69" reinforced concrete sewer--the bend--form in place undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 22 The 69" reinforced concrete sewer--the bend--steel in, placing concrete undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 23 The 69" reinforced concrete sewer--the bend--completed undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 24 Magnolia Street 30" water main--ready for laying undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 25 Magnolia Street 30" water main--in the trench undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 26 Magnolia Street 30" water main--bends and 30"-24" reducer undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 27 Magnolia Street 30" water main--bends and 30"-24" reducer undated
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undated Allison did not provide a caption for this photograph IV 5
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Sewerage & Water Board 29
undated Allison did not provide a caption for this photograph IV 6
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Sewerage & Water Board 30 12" water main to Michoud--to cross Industrial Canal undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 31 12" water main to Michoud--across Industrial Canal undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 32 12" water main to Michoud--a straight line undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 33 12" water main to Michoud--a curve with straight pipes undated
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Sewerage & Water Board 34 Forstall Street sewer discharge, from Pumping Station B 1953
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Sewerage & Water Board 35 Orleans Avenue, north from Claiborne Avenue 1898-1899
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Sewerage & Water Board 36 Florida Avenue, downtown from Moss Street 1900-1905
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Sewerage & Water Board 37 London Avenue, north from Gentilly Road 1900-1905
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Sewerage & Water Board 38 Upper Protection Levee and Metairie Relief Canal 1900-1905
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Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Drainage Canals Sewerage & Water Board 39 Outfall Canal through cypress swamp 1900-1905 Apparently the Main Outfall Canal, running from the Florida Avenue Canal at Jourdan Road out to Lake Borgne V 5
Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Drainage Canals Sewerage & Water Board 40 Outfall Canal through cypress swamp 1900-1905 Apparently the Main Outfall Canal, running from the Florida Avenue Canal at Jourdan Road out to Lake Borgne V 6
Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Drainage Canals Sewerage & Water Board 41 Outfall Canal through cypress swamp 1900-1905 Apparently the Main Outfall Canal, running from the Florida Avenue Canal at Jourdan Road out to Lake Borgne V 7
Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Drainage Canals Sewerage & Water Board 42 Outfall Canal through cypress swamp 1900-1905 Apparently the Main Outfall Canal, running from the Florida Avenue Canal at Jourdan Road out to Lake Borgne V 8
Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Drainage Canals Sewerage & Water Board 43 Outfall Canal through cypress swamp 1900-1905 Apparently the Main Outfall Canal, running from the Florida Avenue Canal at Jourdan Road out to Lake Borgne V 9
Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Drainage Canals Sewerage & Water Board 44 Palmetto Street Canal at the Palmetto Overpass over Airline Highway 4/8/1956
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Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans Drainage Canals Sewerage & Water Board 45 Looking down from the Main Outfall Canal 1948 No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 46 First pipe out of bend, looking up grade undated No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 47 Wooden form for bend, looking up grade undated No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 48 Wooden form for bend, looking down grade
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 49 Reinforcing steel placed around wooden form for bend
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 50 Concrete foundation for bend, showing pipe leading down grade
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 51 View through pipe seen from bend looking downtown
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 52 Allison did not provide a caption for this image
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 53 Allison did not provide a caption for this image
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 53 Allison did not provide a caption for this image
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 54 Allison did not provide a caption for this image
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 55 Allison did not provide a caption for this image
No negative available; scanned from available print
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Sewerage & Water Board 56 Jacking a big drain pipe 1952 Photo by Federico; no negative available; scanned from available print


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