Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
New England States Massachusetts Lincoln

Lincoln, Massachusetts

Lincoln was incorporated as a town in 1754.

The town of Lincoln built a water system that began service in October, 1875 by pumping water to an elevated reservoir with a steam engine.

Water is provided by the Town of Lincoln.


References
1872 An act to supply the towns of Concord and Lincoln with pure water.  April 10, 1872.

1881 Lincoln, from Engineering News 8:509  (December 17, 1881)

1882 Lincoln, from "The Water-Supply of Certain Cities and Towns of the United States," by Walter G. Elliot, C. E., Ph. D.

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

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

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

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




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