Sewerage Disposal System – Raymond MS

Description

Public Works Administration project 4653 approved the construction of an extension to the Raymond sewerage system 2/28/1934. A loan of $21,750 and grant of $8,250 was awarded. Construction began June 29, 1934 and was completed October 31, 1934. The project laid approximately 22,000 feet of pipe. The sewer pipe contract was awarded to the Cannelston Sewer Pipe company of Indiana and the cast iron pipe contract to McWain Cast Iron Pipe company of Birmingham. Engineer Peter O’Brien of Jackson designed the layout, and the government engineer was E. D. Sloan. The project called for sewer pipe from 4-12 inches in diameter, manholes, flush tank syphons, chlorinator and chlorinator house.

Source notes

Report No. 5, Status of Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects. Region No. 3 Mississippi. (Jan. 3, 1940). Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works Projects Division, p. 104.
Notice to Contractors. (Mar. 23, 1934). Hinds County Gazette, p. 3.
Work under way on Raymond job: Hinds town to soon have sewage system with aid of PWA. (Sep. 28, 1934). Clarion-Ledger, p. 21.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on February 13, 2022.

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Location Info


Raymond, Mississippi 39154

Location notes: General location marker

Coordinates: 32.2593, -90.4226

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