Gaffney, South Carolina: Peachoid Water Tower

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Address:
Peachoid Rd., Gaffney, SC
Directions:
North side of I-85 between exits 90 and 92; a service road runs between the two exits. A small parking lot and is at the base.
Phone:
864-488-8800
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The Peachoid.

Peachoid Water Tower
This giant watersphere is shaped and painted to look like a peach -- but some still think that it resembles a big butt. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Giant Peach

The giant peach was seen on the hit TV show "House of Cards."

[Emma Ryan, 07/22/2018]

Peachoid water tower.

Peachoid Water Tower

Drove by going north, spotted the peach, and captured a couple of pics of the unique water tower!

[Larry and Lisa, 08/06/2014]

Peachoid water tower.

Peachoid Water Tower

The one million gallon peach.

[Leonard J. DeFrancisci, 12/23/2013]

Voted "Steel Tank of the Year" in 1981, the Peachoid has been scrupulously maintained by its fruit-happy town.

Peachoid Water Tower

From the south it looks like a delicious peach. We couldn't figure out why people called it "the butt in the sky." Then we went around to the other side, which quickly replaced that mystery with another: what led this town to build something that looks like a giant butt in the sky?

[Robert Levy, 05/27/2012]

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