Marion, Virginia: Hot and Cold Water Tower TanksIt's that never stale gag labeling of side-by-side water towers -- only in this case it's two ground storage tanks.
- 160 Watermill Rd., Marion, VA
- I-81 exit 47, north onto Lee Hwy/US Hwy 11, head west to first left onto CR 693, which turns into Water Mill Rd. At the LDS church, turn right, tanks are on the hill on the left.
Visitor Tips and News About Hot and Cold Water Tower Tanks
Kinda hard to see in the summer from I-81 S (it's on the right hand side, set up on the hill) because of the leaves on the trees, but if you're looking for it you'll see it![Sarah, 08/11/2011]
As far as we could find, you could not see the Marion water tanks from the interstate. However, it is right beside the water treatment plant in Marion, located at 160 Watermill Road. From there you can see a great view of the water tower and get some pictures.[AshleyNicole, 09/25/2010]
Along Interstate 80, tucked in the mountainside, stand two water tower tanks for Marion, Virginia. What is unusual is that one is labeled cold and the other hot.[M Ruth Sullivan, 04/02/2005]
Here's another set of nutty hot and cold water towers.
As you travel down I-81 through the eastern edge of the VA Blue Ridge through Marion, you can view what may be the only pair of hot and cold water towers. A twin pair of water tanks sit on the hill, painted white and labeled HOT and COLD.[Ruby, 07/21/2001]
Search on "Hot and Cold Water Towers" in RogerTM to see other towns employing this same gag.