Brainerd, Minnesota: Crenelated Water Tower - Bunyan's Flashlight

In the Paul Bunyan town of Brainerd, it's no surprise this historic concrete water tower has been referred to as Paul Bunyan's Cup or his Flashlight.
Address:
124 S 6th St., Brainerd, MN
Directions:
Corner of South 6th and Washington, next to the Chamber of Commerce.
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Water tower.

Water Tower That Looks Like Castle Tower

This water tower is built like a castle tower.

[Colby Zupan, 04/22/2014]

This old crenelated concrete water tower is also called Paul Bunyan's Cup or Bunyan's Flashlight. A Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox statue stand near its base.

Water tower resembling a flashlight.

Paul Bunyan's Flashlight?

Along with other items you've noted around the state that Paul Bunyan left behind is his flashlight. This apparently also doubles for a water tower. There is also a little lion-shaped water fountain on this same street corner.

[Holly Diestler, 11/22/2006]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Stick Your Head in the Lion MouthStick Your Head in the Lion Mouth, Brainerd, MN - < 1 mi.
Elvis Babe OxElvis Babe Ox, Baxter, MN - 1 mi.
Paul Bunyan's FootstepsPaul Bunyan's Footsteps, Brainerd, MN - 2 mi.
In the region:
Two-Headed Pig, St. Cloud, MN - 56 mi.

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