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Central Canal aqueduct over Fall Creek, Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1911

Description: A view of the aqueduct orginally designed as part of a statewide canal system. Because the path of the planned canal system intersected Fall Creek in Indianapolis, an aqueduct was needed. This view shows the canal running on top, through the middle of the picture. Fall Creek runs underneath.The orginal wooden aqueduct was completed in 1838, with upgrades made in 1870, 1882, and 1890. A flood in March of 1904 washed the aqueduct away, and it took more than a year to rebuild it. It is located south of Burdsal Parkway in an area known as Aqueduct Park.
Origin: 1911, circa
Source: http://indianaalbum.pastperfectonline.com/photo/741DE840-C83A-4C38-B4D8-707011315495
Collection: Indiana Album
Rights: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
Geography: Aqueduct Street, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States
39.798274,-86.177163
Subjects: Evan Finch Collection
Aqueducts
Canals
Fall Creek (Ind.)
Indianapolis (Ind.)
Marion County (Ind.)

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