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Water Tower - Dunkirk NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 42° 29.195 W 079° 20.529
17T E 636249 N 4705134
Quick Description: This 60-foot high water tower is on Lakeshore Dr W (Hwy 5) opposite Robin St in Dunkirk, New York.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 12/14/2010 8:21:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMAANK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 7

Long Description:
The water tower is also a benchmark - NC1746
01/01/1975 by USLS (FIRST OBSERVED)
DESCRIBED BY US LAKE SURVEY 1975 (WAB) THE OBJECT IS LOCATED WITHIN THE CONFINEMENTS OF THE DUNKIRK FILTER PLANT ON HIGHWAY 5, 0.5 MILES WEST OF DOWNTOWN. THE OBJECT IS A GREEN WATER TANK APPROXIMATELY SIXTY FEET HIGH. THE TANK ITSELF IS SUPPORTED BY FOUR LEGS. WITHIN THE LEGS IS A LARGE PIPE THAT RUNS FROM THE BOTTOM OF THE TANK TO THE BASE OF THE STRUCTURE. THE TANK HAS A CONE SHAPED ROOF WITH A HEMISPHERICAL BOTTOM. THE POINT OF INTERSECTION WAS THE BALL FINIAL AT THE CENTER OF THE TANK.

The water tower has been repainted white with "Welcome to the City of Dunkirk" added.
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