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No 15 - 297 KW Diesel Electric standby plant for McPhillips Street Pumping Station to ensure residual pressure on water distribution system

Photograph shows (L-R): N. S. Bubbis (General Manager, Greater Winnipeg Water District), F. G. Morton (Engineer of Pumping Stations, City of Winnipeg Engineering Department), Dr. A. E. Berry (Director of Sanitary Engineering, Ontario Department of Health), W. L. Wardrop (Engineer of Water Works and Sewage, City of Winnipeg Engineering Department). - Stamp (on verso): City of Winnipeg - Engineering Dept., Water Works Division, Ross and Tecumseh. - Photograph likely taken at time of 1950 flood, [1950?].

City of Winnipeg, collector.

No. 13 Making repairs to 15" tile sewer in Main Street at River Avenue at a depth of 22 feet

Description (on verso): Repair located between the Assiniboine and Red River with river elevation approx. 5 feet above that of the sewer. 365 cubic yards of backfill required. - Stamp (on verso): City of Winnipeg - Engineering Dept., Water Works Division, Ross and Tecumseh. - Photograph likely taken at time of 1950 flood, [1950?].

City of Winnipeg, collector.

No. 14 Cave-in on Aikins Street at Cathedral Avenue

Description (on verso): Area of collapse extended over full width of 24 feet in length. Resulted from 18" x 24" hole in the side of a 2' - 0" concrete sewer. 110 cubic yards of backfill required. - Stamp (on verso): City of Winnipeg - Engineering Dept., Water Works Division, Ross and Tecumseh. - Photograph likely taken at time of 1950 flood, [1950?].

City of Winnipeg, collector.

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