Croton Water Manhole Cover

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A relic from the old Croton aqueduct water system, found “underfoot on a sidewalk at Fifth Avenue and about 100th Street.” The letters in the center are DPW (Department of Public Works).

See the wonderful blog Ephemeral New York.

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