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Oppo Rally rare finds.

I think one of the cheapest for the points is the water towers, and they are all over, so rightly so.

57. #YakkoWakkoAndDot – 25 pts – A water tower”

So, instead of the normal water towers in neighborhoods and small towns I choose for some rarities and old timers. I introduce you to the 3 Water Towers of St. Louis. 3 of seven left standing in the US. Built in the late 1800’s not to provide water, but to help regulate pressure with the steam pumps they had back in the day.

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Grand Ave tower built in 1871 (The white one)

Bissell Street tower built in 1885-1886 (Red one)

Compton Tower and water reserve built in 1897

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They don’t make them like they used to. 

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