The 124th Street Water Well In Harlem, NY 1897

September 4, 2017

The 124th Street Water Well In Harlem photograph was taken by James Reuel Smith on the south side of West 124th Street, between Ninth Avenue and Tenth Avenue, New York, September 28, 1897.

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The wells and springs that ran throughout Harlem, the Bronx and the entire area are connected to the “Indian Springs” and wells that Harlem World Magazine wrote about a few years ago. Smith’s photographs document this transition between “Indian Springs” and the industrial revolution of mass production bringing water to homes throughout the area.

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James Reuel Smith He spent much of the years from 1897 to 1901 bicycling around Northern Manhattan.

Check out more links about Wells & Springs in Harlem here

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