Swimming Pool Work Started

swimming-pool-work-startedDredging of Mirror pond, adjoining Harmon playfleld, for use as a swimming pool has been started by The Shevlin-Hixon Company’s dredge which was moved Sunday from the mill pond to Mirror pond.

Booms used in the Fourth of July water pageant In other years, have been placed to enclose a 300-foot pool.

The dredge pumps a heavy stream of water which Is directed against the bottom ot the river, sluicing out dlrt and gravel to the desired depth.

City and school budgets Include funds for the development, which will provide a swimming pool and a dressing room building as well as lifeguards.

Source: Bend Bulletin ©1943

Bulletin-1943-06-10[1]