A landmark for small towns, big cities and factories since the early 1900s,
steel water towers like these are still common today. Because they can be
seen for miles, they are often used to "advertise" the name of a town or a
company. Proudly boasting the name in big, bold letters, they are also used
to project civic pride with slogans such as "100 Years of Progress." You'll
also find them at hospitals, industrial complexes, college campuses and
These impressive water towers, which were built until the 1960s, hold
thousands of gallons of water in reserve to meet peak demand. Many are
constructed on higher ground to increase line pressure.
Fully assembled and ready to add to your layout, the City Water Tower comes
in your choice of black, 933-2825, or silver, 933-2826; each sells for
$29.98. The model features old-style latticework legs, a half-round tank
bottom, conical tank roof and a "concrete" base. Cage and tank are included
for extra realism. For the final authentic touch, a set of alphabet decals
is included so you can personalize your model with your choice of names. The
tower measures 3-3/4" x 3-3/4" x 11" high (9.3 cm x 9.3 cm x 27.5 cm).
The HO Cornerstone Series Built-up City Water Tower is coming from Walthers
in March. For more information about the entire line of Walthers products or
to locate a dealer, visit Walthers on the Internet at walthers.com. Phone
414-527-0770 or write Walthers, PO Box 3039, Milwaukee, WI 53201-3039.
Regular hours are Monday-Friday 10-6, Saturday 9-1. Closed Sunday & all major holidays.
Summer hours (Memorial Day - Labor Day) Tues-Fri 11-6, Sat 9-1. Closed Sun, Mon & all major holidays.
5619 West Florist Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53218
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