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Old Posted Feb 6, 2007, 10:36 PM
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Weird water towers

On http://www.ohiobarns.com/othersites/...ty-object.html you can find a list with many weird water towers in the USA.
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Edit: Oops, I see they have that one already.
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Old Posted Feb 7, 2007, 3:05 PM
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On http://www.ohiobarns.com/othersites/...ty-object.html you can find a list with many weird water towers in the USA.
The Peach in SC is the BEST!
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Old Posted Feb 7, 2007, 7:25 PM
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Most of the water towers in the list have fancy paint jobs but otherwise are of standard design.

That spaceship one is cool.

How about this 117 year old water tower in Ypsilanti, Michigan:
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Too american ones. The apple tower seems a tomato. The best in my oppinion is the watermellon one as it is too different and the mellon has water as also the tower has. The cups are pretty good ones. Interesting that none made a big globe as watertower immitating the Worldmaps, unfortunatly. In Brazil these structures are quite boxes, cylinders and spheres in concrete and plastic, but without a form definetly different, like that
In Germany they are pretty old towers similar to castle ones, like that
They are pretty beautiful ones.
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Old Posted Feb 10, 2007, 7:48 AM
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There is one in Lethbridge Alberta Canada with a restaurant in it now...

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Not sure how unusual it is, but here's the water tower at the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital:

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In Sao Paulo near Ceagesp at Marginal Pinheiros has a Water Tower in BIC Pen format. Very uncommon. Unfortunatly i do not have photos to show.
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there's this cool one on Ste-Hélène Island in Montréal


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Here is the Watermelon Water Tower in Luling, Texas, 45 miles southeast of Austin. It's 154 feet tall. Luling grows a lot of water melons there and they have their annual "Watermelon thump". Basically a county fare where farmers sell their watermelons and they have a contest to see who can eat the most and throw the most watermelons.

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Maybe not the strangest, all I know is this scared the hell out of me when I was a kid.. about 10 storys tall...

Spokane's Shadle Park water tower..

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Not weird or strange, just really cool. Gaffney, SC peach water tower due to the number of peaches produced here: http://www.gaffney-sc.com/Waterpeach.htm
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The Peach in SC is the BEST!
Yep, the big peach with the asscrack is definitely the best!

Anyone need some peaches, fireworks, and porn? The stands are right next door, and along nearly every exit of I-85 from the SC/NC border through to at least Greenville! Haha

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Not really a water tower, but interesting none-the-less.
Took this just east of San Diego, Ca.
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