Pipestone, Minnesota: Concrete Water Tower

132 ft. structure built in 1921 includes an inside stairway and could store 150,000 gallons of water. It was retired in 1976.

Address:
500 2nd St., Pipestone, MN
Directions:
Water Tower Park. 2nd St NE at 6th Ave NE.
Hours:
Water Tower Festival end of June. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Water tower.

Concrete Water Tower

Water tower and sign in Pipestone's Water Tower Park.

[Beth Pederson, 08/15/2019]

The Pipestone Water Tower was designed by L. P. Wolff and completed in 1921.

Concrete Water Tower.

Concrete Water Tower

One of two concrete water towers designed byL. P. Wolff. Built in 1921 -- although no longer used. Restored in 1990 and on the National Register of Historic Places.

[Tom Barbernitz, 09/25/2015]

An annual Water Tower Festival is held each June in Water Tower Park.


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