Artesian Water Co. Pumphouse and Wells (NRIS 79000763)
Off ID 21,
Idaho. County/parish: Ada.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
July 26, 1979.
- Artesian Water Co. Pumphouse and Wells
- The Artesian Water Co. Pumphouse and Wells in Boise, Idaho, include a rectangular building, 27 feet by 50 feet, with battered walls that conform to the inward slope of two drill derricks which supported the original structure. The building houses two pumps that circulate geothermally heated water from wells installed in 1890. Natural hot water from the pumphouse was piped to residential and commercial customers beginning in the 1890s. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/79000763