Vintage Photograph of the Williamsburg Conduit Water Distribution Tunnel in 1925

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Between the completion of the first water tunnel in 1915 and the start of construction on the second in 1928, the city built the Williamsburg Conduit to improve the water distribution system in parts of Brooklyn and Queens. This photo of the conduit was taken from the Hewes Street elevated train platform in 1925.

Photo: New York Times