The Fair Grove Branch Library will be closed Monday, June 19, through Monday, June 26, for carpet replacement and shelf rearrangement.

Zinio and InstantFlix services will be down for approximately 14 hours beginning 7 p.m. Monday, June 26, while Recorded Books performs maintenace to their system.

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Local History

Water Tower on Glenstone

 Click to enlargeFrom Bias magazine, August 15, 1951, page 19

"Like a gigantic flower unfolding, these steel petals reach out to embrace the burden that will be entrusted to them.  The picture shows the sturdy supports erected for the 1,500,000 gallon storage tank being built for the Springfield City Water Co. at Glensone and Monroe Terrace.  Note the telephone pole, only half as high."

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 Click to enlarge.Here is an image of the tower from Google Maps Street View.

 


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