Water Tower

Sixth & C Streets, Shaniko, OR

Water tower built in 1901

Photo 

Water Tower (right)

Photo taken by Richard Doody in 1986

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Description 

Spring water was pumped from the Cross Hollows canyon south of town to fill two wood tubs mounted high in the water tower. Water was piped to the people through a wood pipe system.

Tags 

Built 1901 (676)
Built during 1900s (9,191)
Oregon (2,458)
Tower (154)
Wasco County, Oregon (78)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2019: New photo from Richard Doody
  • January 21, 2019: Added by Richard Doody

Sources 

  • Richard Doody