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The Big Blue Water Tower in Historic Warrenton, Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rivers End
N 38° 42.785 W 077° 47.636
18S E 257073 N 4288643
Quick Description: The Big Blue Water Tower sits in historic Warrenton, Virginia -Home of the Grey Ghost John S. Mosby, Col.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/7/2006 6:56:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMKBR
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Faithwalker & DaMama
Views: 52

Long Description:
This Water tower sits just behind N 3rd Steet in Old Town Warrenton, Virginia. It is highly visible with it's baby blue paint scheme. The tower is probably about 100 feet tall. Water capacity is unknown. Not to much is written about the tower. It does supply water to the Old Town section and surrounding areas. Several antennas and lightning arresters do grace the rim of the tower. The antennas used for various public service and business radio systems. It stands on 8 legs, with the main spouts down the middle. No graffiti is present on this tower, however it has had various graffiti from time to time. The tower is very visible due to it's high ground that it sits on. No markings or town name listed on the tower. Coordinates are taken from N 3rd Street. The tower will loom over you.The tower sits in Old Town Warrenton. Warrenton is rich in Civil War history. An easy waymark to record.
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