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Water Stations

Name Mile Type In Service Capacity
(gallons)
ICC Code Notes
Baltimore 0.5 Stand pipe 1915-1958 City water P6C-C  
Maryland School 11.8 Tank 1909-1958 28,000 PRR TW25 18.5' dia. x 14' high

Replaced Loch Raven water station

Vale 24.1 Tank 1916-1958 28,000 PRR TW25 18.5' dia. x 14' high

New tank - Date from ICC Valuation Reports & Annual Reports

Old pump & engine from Dog Knot installed with shed in 1923

Bel Air 26.6 Stand pipe 1917-???? Town water PRR B-B  
Rocks 35.2 Tank 1904-1958 28,000 PRR TW25 18.5' dia. x 14' high
Spout Falls 47.9 Tank 1920-1958 11,320    
Dog Knot 65.8 Tank 1914-1958 28,000 PRR TW25 18.5' dia. x 14' high

New pump & engine installed in 1923

York 76.5 Tank 1908-1958 12,000 PRR TW10 13' dia. x 12' high
York ?? Stand pipe 1914-???? from tank S8C-C  
 
Older Water Stations
 
Baltimore   ?? 1881-1915 ??    
Loch Raven   Tank 1882-1909 ??   Station moved to Maryland School due to failure of water source. Condition of tank prohibited its relocation.
Hyde   Tank? 1883-c.1895 15,000    
Vale   Tank 1883-1916 ??    
Bel Air   Tank? 1883-1915 ??    
Fern Cliff   Tank? 1883-1907 ??    
Cardiff   Tank? 1883-1905 ??    
Delta   ?? ????-1904 ??   In 1904, Rocks tank effected a $120.00 per year savings at Delta
Spout Falls 47.9 Trough 1876?-1920 stream   Water supply was a trough feeding directly from stream to tender
Felton   Tank 1877-1914 ??    
York   Tank 1874-1914 ??    

 

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