Mutterstadt Watertower
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Danger_1
N 49° 26.110 E 008° 21.466
32U E 453436 N 5476030
Quick Description: Artwork painted watertower of Mutterstadt
Location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Date Posted: 12/24/2011 3:37:21 AM
Waymark Code: WMDCBN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Webfoot
Views: 16

Long Description:
Because of the plain area around the town it was necessary to build a watertower to provide the neccessary waterpressure.

The tower was build in 1931/1932 which had costed 202189.35 Reichs-Mark.

180 steps are leading from the ground floor to the water tank at the top of the tower.

In 1989 the outside of the building has been renewed and the artwork painting was done which gives the former gray building a nicer look.

Techical Data:
overall height including basement: 52.65 m
visible height : 50.06 m
bottomline of the tank (141.50 m height above sea level) 45.60 m above ground level
balcony height: 36.70 m
floor space : 12.80 m x 12.80 m
thickness of building walls : 25 cm
volume of water tank : 560 m³

Interesting Weblink:
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Street Adress:
Waldstraße 2
67112 Mutterstadt
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