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White Rock Pump Station, 2900 White Rock Road

Built in 1911, the Pump Station helped the city avoid drought in its early years. It could pump 20 million gallons from the man-made reservoir into the city’s water system every 24 hours. Showing how things change over time, The Dallas Morning News wrote that “the water is clear as a crystal and the banks are freed of all trash” in 1912. (Source: The Dallas Morning News)

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By |2017-06-20T11:43:12-05:00June 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

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