Pump House

Pump House (HM1P2B)

Location: Gilbert, AZ 85233 Maricopa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 21.283', W 111° 47.425'

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In 1925 the well for Gilbert's domestic water was drilled to the depth of 475 feet where a large flow of pure water was found. A six-inch pipe was sunk to bring the water to the surface. The tower and pumping station were constructed during the latter part of the year.
Did you know that the pump house also served occasionally as a temporary jail to hold "rowdy citizens" while they sobered up? Gilbert sent their law-breakers to Chandler or Mesa prior to the construction of the town hall in 1938. A permanent jail was located in the rear portion of the building.
HM NumberHM1P2B
Placed ByGilbert Leadership Class xx 2012. A program of the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce
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Date Added Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 426458 N 3690890
Decimal Degrees33.35471667, -111.79041667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 21.283', W 111° 47.425'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 21' 16.98" N, 111° 47' 25.5" W
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Area Code(s)480, 602
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 45 W Page Ave, Gilbert AZ 85233, US
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