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Red Water Tower, Blair & Bissell Streets, Saint Louis, St. Louis City County, MO



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HB690530
Exterior Full-length View Of Tower Looking North

HB690531
Detail Of Top Of Tower

HB690532
Detail Of Base Of Tower

HB690533
General View From The West

HB690534
Same As Above With Different Exposure

HB690535
Detail View Showing Top Portion Of Tower


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Location
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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1192
Building/structure dates: 1886 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1913
Significance: the Tower was constructed as part of the first modern and comprehensive water distribution system in the City of St. Louis. This system aided the city's physical expansion due to improved fire protection and sanitation.

Subjects
Water Towers


Related Names
Eames, William S.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EXTERIOR FULL-LENGTH VIEW OF TOWER LOOKING NORTH
2. DETAIL OF TOP OF TOWER
3. DETAIL OF BASE OF TOWER
4. GENERAL VIEW FROM THE WEST
5. SAME AS ABOVE WITH DIFFERENT EXPOSURE
6. DETAIL VIEW SHOWING TOP PORTION OF TOWER
GENERAL VIEW FROM THE WEST


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