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Riverdale, Illinois: Light Bulb Water Tower

Holcor appears to have been a manufacturer of institutional lighting fixtures for prisons. We can't tell if it's past lights out for this enterprise and its fading water tower.

13603 S. Halsted, Riverdale, IL
Holcor. North of W 138th St on west side of Hwy 1/S. Halsted St.
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Light bulb water tower.

Light Bulb Water Tower

The Light Bulb Water Tower is still there! Glad I finally found it, by mistake!

[Corey Jackson, 12/16/2020]

The light bulb of discovery is always rewarding.

Light bulb water tower.

Light Bulb Water Tower

Water tower for Holcor painted to resemble an old-fashioned lightbulb.

[Jason Berry, 11/10/2012]

The illusion is marred by the company logo and and the cell tower array on top. Can't wait until they repaint it as an energy-efficient bulb.

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