Beloit Water Tower - Beloit, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
N 42° 30.544 W 089° 01.840
16T E 333168 N 4708297
Quick Description: Situated high on the east ridge of the Rock River valley sits the remains of an old water tower. This water tower was built in 1885.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2007 5:44:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM2G6Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member snfromky
Views: 28

Long Description:
The tower was built in 1885 by a group of Beloit businessmen principally for fire protection. It was used until 1935 when a large tower was constructed. The tower originally held a cypress water tank with 100,000 gallon capacity.
Street address:
1005 Pleasant St
Beloit, WI USA
53511


County / Borough / Parish: Rock

Year listed: 1983

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event: Architect, builder, or engineer: Kinley,J.B.

Periods of significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Government: Public Works

Current function: Vacant/Not In Use

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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