Wheatland Water Tower

On the campus of Calamus-Wheatland High School

Water tower


Overview Looking North

Photo taken by J.R. Manning




All of the towns along this stretch of the Lincoln Highway seem to have nearly identical water towers. Only one (that I've found so far) has a manufacturer's plaque, in Lowden, where it tells us the tank was built by Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel Co. in 1915. This looks like a twin to the one in Lowden and Grand Mound, except for the blue top. Is is a Pittsburgh-Des Moines tank? I don't know - there is no manufacturer's plaque.

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2011: Added by J.R. Manning


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