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Mill District Resident Doug Verdier Continues to Capture the Water Works Project

Editors Note: Mill District resident Doug Verdier continues to document the progress of the Water Works project. Below are his photos from the August 28 press conference and groundbreaking ceremony.

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Far left is Commissioner Jono Cowgill of the Park Board, with Tom Evers, Executive Director of the Parks Foundation, Sean Sherman, founder of Sioux Chef is at podium, and Dana Thompson, Sioux Chef Co-owner/COO, on the far right.

Various groups of organization reps and sponsors took part in ceremonial groundbreaking with "golden shovels."

Attendees had an opportunity for a limited behind-the-scenes visit to the construction site. This photo is inside the former Columbia Flour Mill basement. 

Lineup of TV cameras on left in position during remarks. Park Board Superintendent Al Bangoura at podium.

Remnants of a railcar scale and pit uncovered during excavation of area on river side of the Columbia Flour Mill.

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