Tipton, Missouri: 8-Ball Water Tower

Erected in 1968, once held water vital for the manufacture of billiard tables at a local factory.
Address:
497 Meadowlark Lane, Tipton, MO
Directions:
On the west edge of town, on the north side of US Hwy 50, at the corner of Meadowlark Lane.
Admission:
free
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8-Ball Water Tower.

8-Ball Water Tower

Stumbled on this as we were heading to Sedalia.

[Rose, 11/25/2016]

8-Ball Water Tower.

8-ball Water Tower

Easy to get a good photo of the 8-ball water tower in the Dutch Bakery parking lot!

[Alissa, 02/16/2016]

8 ball water tower.

8-ball Water Tower

Painted to resemble an 8-ball in 1968 by the Fischer Manufacturing Co., a pool table company. It was painted over when the company moved out, but has recently been repainted back.

[Tom Maness, 07/31/2008]
Eight ball water tower

The water tower for this town is freshly painted like a huge eight ball (for a pool table.)

[Georgia, 03/19/2002]

Area billiard ball industry was remembered in 1999 when this tower was restored to its former glory.

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