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ARTICLE_DESCRIPTION <img title=" " hspace="4" alt=" " vspace="1" align="left" width="49" height="75" src="/lochist/userfiles/images/resized/watertower_49x75.jpg" />A photograph of the water tower on Glenstone Avenue taken during construction&nbsp;was published by Bias magazine in 1951.
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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."

Click on the picture for a larger image.

 

 

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

 


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