Pump House #60

This building #60 built in 1913 was used for bringing water from the Flint river that was used in various facilities located at Buick. This view is facing west. It is dated August 26, 1921. The structure behind it is the “Commonwealth Power Company” Located on St. Johns Street (James P. Cole blvd. now). This was located directly north of the old Flint Axle plant. You can see a small portion of factory #28 at the left–in the distance. Link for the story of the power house: Commonwealth Power Company Genesee County History from 1916 Link for a view of the power plant from factory #28: Factory #28 Buick On The Roof 2


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