Old Croton Aqueduct Bibliography

A short list of sources complied by Tom Tarnowsky

Fayette Bartholomew Tower, “Illustrations of the Croton Aqueduct”, 1843 Available as an Ebook

Theophilius Schramke, “Description of the New York Croton Aqueduct”, 1846 Available on archive.org

Edward Wegmann, “The Water Supply of the City of New York”, 1896 (an excellent general history to 1896). Available on archive.org

Diane Galusha, “Liquid Assets: A History of New York City’s Water System”, Purple Mountain Press, 2002 paperback (an excellent detailed chronological description from the beginning to current projects still under construction). Available from Amazon.

Gerard Koeppel, “Water for Gotham” © 2000 Princeton University Press (excellent and well written recent history of pre Croton to Croton Aqueduct era.) Available from Amazon

Bone, Kevin, Editor, “Water-­‐Works: The Architecture and Engineering of the New York City Water Supply” 2006 Monacelli Press
(excellent history with graphics from DEP archives) Available from Amazon

“The Old Croton Aqueduct; Rural Resources Meet Urban Needs”, 1992 The Hudson River Museum of Westchester. Catalogue, published to coincide with the exhibition at the Hudson River Museum. Excellent short history and graphics of the Old Croton Aqueduct, avaiable as an EBook here.

Flickr website for posted NYC DEP Archives, current project photos www.flickr.com/photos/nycwater