Day Brook data
Day Brook is about 2.5 miles long from the top of Crafts Hill to its end at the Connecticut River. The segment from Norwood Terrace to just past MacKenzie Field was placed underground from 1925 to 1926. This is 4883 feet long or about 0.9 miles. It is not yet know when the next segment from just past MacKenzie Field to the Connecticut River was placed under ground.
The Day Brook project cost $20,560.86 in 1925. The Day Brook project cost $126,094.66 in 1926. The two year project was thus $146,655.52. That would be about $6 million in 2023 money.
The diameter of the lines were 36, 42, 51, and 54 inches which is very wide for sewer lines.
1925 information from the Holyoke annual municipal register.
1926 information from the Holyoke annual municipal register.