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A Beautiful Map of Boston's Sewers

Every city needs sewers. After all, they're vital for piping human waste far, far away from where people live. You might say that Boston especially needs them, though. For example, one of the area's best-known residents, the football quarterback Tom Brady, apparently drinks up to 37 glasses of water a day. (And sometimes that still isn't enough, I guess!) That's one reason it's so interesting, today especially, to look at this colorful 1905 map of the Boston area's historic sewer system.
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