Category Archives: Water

Atlanta Airport keeps growing

Got to tour the airport grounds with Hannah Palmer, who’s new book Flight Path details the absorption of small towns like Mountain View. The house-by-house buyout through the early 1970’s cost some $350 million. The town would be to the … Continue reading

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Lakewood Fairgrounds

When it was finally time for Atlanta to build a proper water system, after numerous false starts they settled on a spot just a few miles south of downtown. Near the headwaters of the South River a dam was completed … Continue reading

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The deep wells of Atlanta

I didn’t realize the Artesian well at 5 Points was only in use for 10 years. Here’s why: The deep wells of the Crystalline area are limited in number. One of the most noted of these wells is the so-called … Continue reading

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