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Addison, Texas: Whirligig Water Tower (Gone)

Artistic water tower featured a raised sunburst design, and a top bristling with wind-powered whirligigs.

Intersection of Arapaho Rd and Surveyor Blvd.
August 2018: Whirligigs missing.

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Whirligig Water Tower

The whirligigs up on top of the Whirligig Water Tower are missing for over a month now.

[Mallory Billings, 08/03/2018]

Until further notice, this is a run-of-the-mill water tower with no whirli-action.

Whirligig Water Tower

Sadly, the whirligigs are gone. One fell off and the town decided it was a safety risk.

[Kaci Cunningham, 07/02/2018]

Whirlygig Water Tower.

Whirlygig Water Tower

Artistic water tower has sunburst design on the metal (not painted on) with "whirly gigs" on the top. The whirly gigs actually generate electricity to power the tower and nearby streetlights. When the wind is blowing, the whirly gigs spin rapidly and enhance the view of the tower.

[Keith, 03/14/2012]

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