Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
North Central States
Illinois Oregon

Oregon, Illinois

Oregon was incorporated as a city in 1869.

The city built water works in 1878 and used steam engines to pump water into an elevated reservoir.

Water provided by the city of Oregon.


References
1888 "Oregon," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 1.

1890 "Oregon," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 2.

1891 "Oregon," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 3.

1893 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oregon, Ogle County, Illinois. September 1893

1897 "Oregon," from Manual of American Water Works, Volume 4.

1899 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oregon, Ogle County, Illinois. August 1899

1905 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oregon, Ogle County, Illinois.  January 1905

1913 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oregon, Ogle County, Illinois. February 1913

1933 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oregon, Ogle County, Illinois. March 1933

1943 Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Oregon, Ogle County, Illinois. November 1943



 


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