- Mill Creek Sewer, ca. 1883, at 47th Street and Haverford Avenue in West Philadelphia. The effort to encapsulate and bury Mill Creek in a 21-foot (6.4 m) sewer pipe ran from 1869 to 1894
June 25th, 6:30 pm
Adam Levine, historian at the Philadelphia Water Department, will talk on the fascinating history of Mill Creek, encapsulated as a sewer from 1869 to 1895. Hear updates on work happening this summer at 43rd and Baltimore.
June 25th at 6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. The McNeil Science and Technology Center, University of the Sciences, room 145 , 600 S 43rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
RSVP recommended but not required at facebook.com PhillyH2O. Check out Adam’s website, a great resource on Philadelphia water history. http://www.phillyh2o.org/index.htm
PROGRAM, ANNUAL MEETING & PICNIC
Monday, June 24, 2019
Please join our Chapter for the Picnic this coming Monday. E-mail Helen, treasurer, with your intention at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can order enough food.
Full information on the website: https://siaoliverevans.org/category/chapter-news-and-events/
Monday, June 24, 2019
Adventures in Steam Locomotion
A school teacher by day, in his free time Tom Gears is a steam locomotive engineer at Wilmington & Western RR in Delaware and has been working with steam-powered equipment since 1981. For the last 15 years he’s been all over the world chasing down the last real working revenue producing steam locomotives. He’ll be talking about finding and documenting these locomotives in China, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Paraguay and Poland with photos and video clips. In May, Tom was in Wyoming to see the first run of the restored Union Pacific Big Boy locomotive, one of the largest steam locomotives ever built, as part of the Transcontinental RR 150th anniversary. He will wrap up the program with the Big Boy as the grand finale.
Time: 6PM Picnic 6:45PM Annual Meeting 7PM Program
Place: Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center, 640 Waterworks Dr.
You can park on the Circle, closer to the FWWIC
Cost: $20 per person by Advanced Reservation only
Note: Food is only ordered for reservations. Mail your name and number in party with check payable to OE/SIA, no later than June 19 to: Helen Schenck, 169 West Federal St., Burlington, NJ 08016. If you wish to pay at the door, e-mail your intention to attend to: email@example.com
Questions: E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org