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Gibbon, Nebraska: Smiley Face Water Tower (Gone)

A smiley face water tower is the friendly mascot of Gibbon.

I-80 exit 285, then north three miles into town.
May 2010 - Reported de-smiled. (Call to verify)

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Smiley Face Water Tower

When we stopped here in March 2010, the Smiley Face on the water tower has been painted over with an image of the local school bison mascot.

[Bob, 05/09/2010]
Smiley Face Water Tower

The tower is in Gibbon, Nebraska, the first town east of Kearney on the old highway. Nearby Axtell also has a Smiley Face Water Tower.

[Jan Fower, 11/18/2006]

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