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Mt. Zircon Reservoir construction, Rumford, 1913

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MMN Item 79416 Item Details
Mt. Zircon Reservoir construction, Rumford, 1913
MMN Item 79416 Zoom

Description

This photograph shows laborers preparing the area for construction of the Mt. Zircon Reservoir.

Stripping of the land to be used as the basin for the reservoir was begun June 1, 1913. The contract for completing the task of removing trees, roots, and all vegetable matter was awarded to James McGregor Bros. of Rumford.

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