Columbia, South Carolina: Smiley Face Water Tower

One of many line-art grins that turn water towers into happy faces in towns across the U.S.
I-77, Columbia, SC
On the south edge of the city. Visible on the north side of I-77 between exits 2 and 5, just east of the river.
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Smiley Face storage tank.

Smiley Face Water Tower

Hard to get any closer since it's behind a security fence and with the smell you don't want much closer!

[Jeff Hammer, 01/24/2014]

Smiley Face water tank.

Smiley Face Water Tower

We had no idea Columbia had swamps! Until we drove around one for this picture.

[Jennifer, 01/22/2014]
Smiley Face Water Tower

The City of Columbia's Wastewater Treatment facility has a bulb-shaped blue water tower that has a Smiley Face painted with white paint that stares out at the cars passing on the I-77 bypass.

[Jeff Soward, 02/07/2005]

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