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  • Tags: Catskill Aqueduct

Breakneck Ridge--original.jpg
Breakneck Ridge is located in the Hudson Highlands, directly across the river from Storm King Mountain. Its distinctive stony face was picturesque, albeit quarried for granite by the 19th century. It posed a major obstacle in plans to build a…

Aqueduct Profiles.jpg
Two diagrams show the supply lines ending in New York City's Tunnel No. 1 and No. 2. The Catskill Aqueduct begins at the Schoharie Reservoir; the Deleware Aqueduct (at the time) begins at the Neversink Reservoir. The approximately 160-mile length of…
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