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Catalog Number 2005.111.29
Object Name Record, Town
Scope & Content Describing an dInvestigation Upon the Pollution of the Natural Water Courses, and Recommending a System of Sewage Disposal and an Apportionment of Cost

By Snow & Barbour, Engineers.

Description of the North River problem, including a topography of both Salem and Peabody, the pollution resulting from the tanneries, bleachery and glue works and the need for a sewerage system in Peabody. Though the problem didn't affect Peabody,
Salem was being affected by the dumping of waste into the brooks which flowed into the North River.

This investigation includes photographs, graphs of water flow, pictures of the weirs used to measure the water flow and descriptions of the industries in Peabody and their influence on the problem.
Access Conditions Restricted to use in Sutton Room or Research Room.
Physical characteristics One 9 3/4" c 12"" cloth bound typed volume.
Creator Snow & Barbour
Title Report to the Sewerage Committee of the Town of Peabody.

Level of description Item
Copyrights All copyrights belong to the Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, MA
Collection Local History Resource Center
Subjects Peabody (Mass.)--Sewerage Committee
North River (Essex County, MA)--Pollution
Peabody (Mass.)--Sewers
Parent ObjectID 2014.67.3