Beaumont St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad Water Tank
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wardnkathy
N 37° 39.308 W 096° 31.938
14S E 717685 N 4170417
Quick Description: 1885 Frisco wooden water tower.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 6/12/2006 8:04:34 PM
Waymark Code: WMERF
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Special.Ed
Views: 65

Long Description:
To their knowledge, it is the last of its kind remaining in the USA. It was used to provide water to steam locomotives and for other uses in the town.
Street address:
Jct. of 3rd and D Streets
Beaumont, KS


County / Borough / Parish: Butler

Year listed: 1993

Historic (Areas of) Significance: The last of its type in the USA

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

Historic function: Water Tower

Current function: None

Privately owned?: yes

Season start / Season finish: From: 1/1/2006 To: 12/31/2006

Hours of operation: Not listed

Primary Web Site: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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