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Fort Thomas Reservoir Reservoir Newport Reservoir

The Reservoirs of Covington Water Works, Located in the Kentucky Highlands, left, 1903; right, c. 1910

Newport Reservoir, c. 1910

 

Water

The Fort Thomas side of the Ohio had intakes for three water systems, and reservoirs for two.
Why? Because that's where the thalweg is. An attempt to clarify.
Purple arrows are Covington; green, Newport; red, Cincinnati.

 

Water

The Thalweg

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The Covington Waterworks, 1914
 (Sorry for the quality
 of the pic - best available)
The Covington Reservoir,
Fort Thomas
The Covington Reservoir
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The Reservoir in
Military Park

 

Stegner's
  Covington Reservoir

 

Tower

The original Fort Thomas water reservoir.

 

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At the pump house,
c. 1920

Covington Water Works
 Pump House

 

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Fort Thomas

 

Fort Thomas

City Water Works in the Day and Night,
Cincinnati, Ohio, 1912. This is the Water
Works Intake Pier for the Cincinnati Waterworks.

Cincinnati Waterworks,
California, Ohio,  looking
across the river to Fort Thomas
And a close up - check
out the railroad tracks, 1907

Campbell Frill Line

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Railroad side Pier Construction
   
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1904 Note steam engine on KY side Note the men on top. From a Facebook post by Bob Kent
     
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Cincinnati Waterworks pumping station, on the Fort Thomas side, under construction, c. 1890.

The City of Cincinnati actually owns the Kentucky real estate that their pumping station is built on.

Campbell Frill Line

Waterworks

Scene along along Alexandria Pike.
It should say Covington; not Newport.

Campbell Frill Line