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The sewer and water have already been brought on to the site. The sewer terminates at a brick manhole, 3 feet 6 inches inside diameter, with iron cover at grade about 5 feet from the side line of the building; and temporary connections with this manhole are to be made, so that there shall be at no time any standing water in the excavation, should it develop that the gravel is a water-bearing stratum.
HOUSE OF MR. MAX FERNEKES, AT BROOKDALE, WIS.
Femekes & Cramer, Architects, Milwaukee, Wls.
For Plans, Interiors, etc., See Pages 206, 218, and 250.
HOUSE OF MR. MAX FERNEKES, AT BROOKDALE. WIS.
Fernekes & Cramer, Architects, Milwaukee, Wis. For Plans, Interiors, etc, See Pages 200, 318, and 250.
The water connections will be encountered in making the wall at the curb line, about 4 feet below grade.