Lexington, Kentucky: Dixie Cup Water Tower

Someday that wax coated paper will spring a leak and there'll be an awful mess in Lexington.
451 Harbison Rd, Lexington, KY
Can be seen from almost all over Lexington, but is best viewed from the corner of Mercer and Harbison Rds.
Plant property, visible from road.
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Dixie Cup Water Tower in Lexington Kentucky.

[Bill Bansemer, 07/07/2009]
Dixie Cup Water Tower

Dixie Cup Corporation located in Lexington in 1958. At that time, a water tower was constructed in the shape of a cute little Dixie Cup. Since that time, the company has changed and is currently the Georgia-Pacific Corporation. When they took over the plant, there were plans to remove the water tower. The city refused on the basis that the airport uses the Dixie Cup as a point of reference.

[Lori Baker, 05/28/2005]

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