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South Cesspool, Truckee Sanitary District looking upstream

image not foundDescription: Photo no. 6 from 1918 California State Board of Health Progress report
Photographer/artist: C.G. Gillespie Date taken: Oct. 20, 1917 Photo location: Downtown Truckee
Type: photo Subject: Truckee River pollution County:
Source: TDHS CollectionReferences: Contributor: Truckee Sanitary District and in 2012, Tom Macaulay
Notes: HCS entered 8/25/2021. Picture is reversed. Note pond, formed by a power dam just below. Note printing on photo cesspool and outlet. Part I Progress Report to the California State Board of Health on the Feasibility of a Clean-up of the Truckee River by G.G. Gillespie, Director, Bureau of Sanitary Engineering, August 14, 1918; Part II Report on the Pollution of the Truckee River by the Mills of the Crown Willamette Paper Co., at Floriston, Cal., by Frank Bachmann, Chief Chemist, Bureau of Sanitary Engineering, March 4, 1918; Part III, Photographs and Maps to accompany this combined report.
Rights: YesIdentifier: TSD0006Serial Number: 2009
Donation: Truckee Sanitary District (TSD) collection (#32)