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Elysian Water Tower & Engine House, Frank Street Northeast, Elysian, Le Sueur County, MN



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B&W Photos

HB666161
Distant View Of Water Tower, Looking From Northwest

HB666162
View Of Water Tower And Pumphouse, Looking From West

HB666163
View Of Water Tower And Pumphouse, Looking From Southeast

HB666164
View Of Water Tower, With Pumphouse In Background, Looking Northwest

HB666165
View Of Tank And Trestle, Looking From Southeast

HB666166
View Of Tank And Trestle, Looking From Southwest

HB666167
Partial View Of Tank And Trestle, Looking From Southwest

HB666168
View Showing Underside Of Tank, Looking From Southeast

HB666169
Detail View Of Underside Of Tank And Catwalk, East Side

HB666170
Detail View Of Riser Pipe, Looking From West

HB666171
Detail View Of Trestle Post Foundation, South Side

HB666172
Detail View Of Trestle Post Attachment To Foundation, South Side


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Item Title


Location
Frank Street Northeast, Elysian, MN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER MN-19
Building/structure dates: 1895 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1902 subsequent work
Significance: The Elysian water tower is the oldest working wooden municipal water tower in the State of Minnesota. In February 1981, the water tower was placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Related Names
U. S. Wind Engine & Pump Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DISTANT VIEW OF WATER TOWER, LOOKING FROM NORTHWEST
2. VIEW OF WATER TOWER AND PUMPHOUSE, LOOKING FROM WEST
3. VIEW OF WATER TOWER AND PUMPHOUSE, LOOKING FROM SOUTHEAST
4. VIEW OF WATER TOWER, WITH PUMPHOUSE IN BACKGROUND, LOOKING NORTHWEST
5. VIEW OF TANK AND TRESTLE, LOOKING FROM SOUTHEAST
6. VIEW OF TANK AND TRESTLE, LOOKING FROM SOUTHWEST
7. PARTIAL VIEW OF TANK AND TRESTLE, LOOKING FROM SOUTHWEST
8. VIEW SHOWING UNDERSIDE OF TANK, LOOKING FROM SOUTHEAST
9. DETAIL VIEW OF UNDERSIDE OF TANK AND CATWALK, EAST SIDE
10. DETAIL VIEW OF RISER PIPE, LOOKING FROM WEST
11. DETAIL VIEW OF TRESTLE POST FOUNDATION, SOUTH SIDE
12. DETAIL VIEW OF TRESTLE POST ATTACHMENT TO FOUNDATION, SOUTH SIDE


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