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Metropolitan main drainage Scheme, carried out under the direction of James Bazalgette (1819-1891). Instead of being discharged into the Thames as it flowed through London, sewage was umped downstream and discharged into the river at Crossness. Building new sewers, Bow, London. From 'The Illustrated London News'.

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Metropolitan main drainage Scheme, carried out under the direction of James Bazalgette (1819-1891).  Instead of being discharged into the Thames as it flowed through London, sewage was umped downstream and discharged into the river at Crossness.  Building new sewers, Bow, London. From 'The Illustrated London News'.