The Compressors

Wachusett Dam & Reservoir The Compressors The main contract for the construction of the Wachusett Dam was made on October 1, 1900 with the McArthur Brothers Company of Chicago, IL. This work would require that large quantities of rock blasted from a remote quarry be placed by derricks into position at the dam. Twin… Continue reading The Compressors

The Bastion

Wachusett Dam & Reservoir The Bastion If you have driven past the Wachusett Dam lately you may have noticed substantial construction work in progress across the valley from the entrance gate on Boylston Street. The Owner of the property, the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority (MWRA), has found it necessary to effect repairs to the… Continue reading The Bastion