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VENTILATING STACK. Tall Structure at Highgate Hill. The Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage department has in course of construction in Lincoln-street; High gate Hill, a ventilating stack which has aroused interest because of its height. The stack is 80 feet high at the present stage of construction and when completed will be 120 feet high. It is being constructed

The sewerage ventilation stock in Lincoln-street, Highgate Hill. Now 80ft. high, it will eventually rise 120ft.

to increase the ventilation of the main sewer and attached to it at the base will be a machine room in which ventilating fans will be installed. The inside dimensions of this huge square-based stack are, 12ft. 61n. at the base, tapering to 10ft. 3in. at the top. It is estimated that it will take 250,000 bricks to complete it. The outer surface will be finished in a cream colour plas- ter and its simple architecture should make it a striking landmark. It is the second ventilating stack to be constructed by the department in the metropolitan area. The other is of a different type and is at West Subiaco.