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Walks along the Croton Aqueduct

Dante Anthony Puzzo

Walks along the Croton Aqueduct

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by Dante Anthony Puzzo

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Published by Randatamp Press in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Dante Puzzo.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.P9943 Wal, PS3566.U98 Wal
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4432033M
LC Control Number79066385

Illustrations of the Croton Aqueduct [Fayette Bartholomew Tower] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. edition. Excerpt Author: Fayette Bartholomew Tower.   DESCRIPTION: This hike follows the route of the historic Old Croton Aqueduct, built between and to supply water to New York City. It became a state park in It became a state park.

  The Old Croton Aqueduct no longer carries New York City's water supply from a river in northern Westchester County to a reservoir on 42d Street, 41 miles south. The best areas to ski along the. Save to Calendar use-title 06/23/ AM 06/23/ AM America/New_York CANCELLED Old Croton Aqueduct Trail: Dam to Library THIS HIKE IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER FORECAST AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY, JUNE Fast-paced mile hike on the Old Croton Aqueduct from the top of the New Croton Dam to the .

As you point out, Route is not a suitable road to walk along, and the only viable alternative is to retrace your steps along the Old Croton Aqueduct. There is nothing wrong with this, and it permits you to view the magnificent dam, but it requires you to . The Croton Aqueduct or Old Croton Aqueduct was a large and complex water distribution system constructed for New York City between and The great aqueducts, which were among the first in the United States, carried water by gravity 41 miles (66 km) from the Croton River in Westchester County to reservoirs in Manhattan.


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Walks along the Croton Aqueduct by Dante Anthony Puzzo Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Croton Aqueduct or Old Croton Aqueduct was a large and complex water distribution system constructed for New York City between and The great aqueducts, which were among the first in the United States, carried water by gravity 41 miles (66 km) from the Croton River in Westchester County to reservoirs in was built because local water resources had Architect: John B.

Jervis; David Douglass; James. Friends of the Old Croton Aqueduct is a private, non profit volunteer organization formed to protect and preserve the Old Croton Aqueduct. The Friends work to raise public awareness of the Aqueduct and trail and to secure the resources that will enable this historic greenway to remain unspoiled in perpetuity.

Getaway and enjoy a day, taking in beautiful Hudson River views and a historic walk along the Old Croton Aqueduct, connecting the Rivertowns of Hastings-on-Hudson, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington. The Aqueduct forms a level, flat and shaded walking path behind the homes of this pleasant residential area along the Hudson River, giving one the sense of.

This remnant is from the New Croton Aqueduct, in service between andand so is not associated with Old Croton Aqueduct remains. Continuing south along University, being careful not to get flattened by traffic exiting and entering the busy Cross-Bronx Expressway, we are nearing one of New York City’s true architectural gems.

Easy 2-mile hike north along the Aqueduct and atop the beautiful Croton Dam. Meet near the restrooms at the parking lot at Croton Gorge Park, Rte. Cortlandt, NY The leader of the hike will discuss the history and construction of the Old Croton Aqueduct and the features of the Croton Dam, the trailhead of the Walks along the Croton Aqueduct book trail.

The Aqueduct was completed in to. The Old Croton Aqueduct Water Supply System, situated in Westchester County, was an exemplary feat of engineering that spanned km or miles.

It supplied water to nearly all segments of the city save four, namely Yonkers, Tarrytown, Scarborough and Ossining. miles of RiverWalk's route is publically accessible, utilizing newly constructed sections as well as existing sidewalks, paths and trails, such as the Old Croton Aqueduct, and paths within existing parks and facilities (e.g.

VA Hospital in Montrose, Scenic Hudson Park in Irvington, Downtown Yonkers Waterfront and Camp Smith Trails in. Hours of Operation. Old Croton Aqueduct's trail is accessible from multiple cross streets over 26 miles.

For a map of the trail please see the Map. 15 Walnut Street is the location of the Park Office, however it is not the start or end of the Aqueduct has no parking areas of its own, but ample parking is available on most nearby streets.

Elizabeth Everett of Dobbs Ferry walks in Irvington past one of the many ventilator towers along the Old Croton Aqueduct trial July 10 The Old Croton Croton Aqueduct, which lies underneath. The New Croton Aqueduct is an aqueduct in the New York City water supply system in Westchester County, New York carrying the water of the Croton roughly parallel to the Old Croton Aqueduct it originally augmented, it opened in The old aqueduct remained in service untilwhen supply from the Delaware and Catskill Aqueducts was sufficient to.

For Westchester County residents there is an easy mile leg of the trail that will take you from Ossining to Quaker Bridge and Croton or a flat, nine-mile hike from Tarrytown to Yonkers.

New York City residents can bite off a marathon-size segment of the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail and do a mile stretch from Yonkers to the Croton Dam.

How a Massive Public Works Project Saved a Parched New York The Croton Aqueduct, completed years ago, was an engineering feat that delivered much-needed potable water by gravity 41 miles to.

They have sponsored historical signs all along the Aqueduct, host guided walks, and post interesting information on their website. Check them out. Now, generally, I run just a three-mile stretch of the Aqueduct – from the Croton Dam down to GE’s Jack E.

Welch campus and then back up to the Dam. Along with providing a scenic offroad adventure, the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail offers access to a number of New York attractions.

Beautiful churches, quaint historic districts, gorgeous parks and interesting museums abound, as well the folklore-filled experiences of Sleepy Hollow. The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail gives visitors a lesson in New York history, starting from the north at the New Croton Dam.

It begins to the right of the dam, and as you head south, you’ll quickly pass the first of 21 remaining ventilators, to foot-high structures that were placed at roughly 1-mile intervals to allow fresh air to reach 4/5(9). Save to Calendar use-title 06/30/ AM 06/30/ AM America/New_York Old Croton Aqueduct Trail: Dam to Library This is the rescheduled hike from June Fast-paced mile hike on the Old Croton Aqueduct from the top of the New Croton Dam to the New York Public Library on 5th Avenue.

Along the way she regaled me with Old Croton Aqueduct lore. The salaries paid to immigrant Irish laborers who built the waterway ranged from 75 cents to $1 an hour.

The Old Croton Aqueduct trail runs behind my house, and Ive been walking along its tree-shaded way for well over a decade now.

As a kid, I thought aqueduct was just a name, until my mom told me that, buried underneath the pebbly ground, there is a tunnel that used to carry water to New York City from Croton, a few dozen miles north.4/5. Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park Overview §¨¦ N e w Y o r k N e w J e r s e y H u d s o n R i v e r N e w Yo r k C i t y Rockland Lake Blauvelt High Tor C i t y o f Yo n k e r s Village of Croton-on-Hudson Village of Mount Kisco Village of Sleepy Hollow Village of Tarrytown Village of Village of Harrison Irvington Village of West File Size: 2MB.

Hiking: Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park NorthJersey Published p.m. ET Feb. 1, The view of the Hudson River from the trail along River Road in Scarborough. The first triple arch stone bridge in America can be seen along the Pocantico River Trail.

Loop hiking opportunities abound. The Old Croton Aqueduct Trail passes along the eastern end of the park. Be sure to take a trail map (available at the Preserve Office) with you. These scenery along these circular walks can be s:   Link to Aqueduct part I Part II of "Running down the Old Croton Aqueduct": From the Croton Dam to Rockwood – 10 miles I’ve been a little haphazard with my posts lately, but here’s the next installment of my Running Down the Old Croton Aqueduct series.

(Here’s the first one if you have somehow missed. And, much of the Old Croton’s path is now a walking trail in Van Cortlandt Park, continuing into Westchester County north of the park for fully 26 miles to Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park.