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In Years Past

November 10, 2012
The Post-Journal

In 1912, the water department of the city of Jamestown took formal possession of the unfinished work on the new reservoir on English Hill and at an unusual hour, a gang of men were set to work on the job. The work would be rushed as rapidly as possible but there was little prospect of finishing it in the fall. Albert C. Bame, who was awarded the contract the past spring for $59,000, some days ago formally notified the water commissioners he had abandoned the job .



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