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    Posted 2 years ago

    Cddkc
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    Water was transferred up to the tower from a cistern, and a well. The height of the tower gave the whole house water pressure.

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    1. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 2 years ago
      and if you go to a big city and go high up you can see them still use by them and putting them on the roofs of buildings to use as reserve and increase pressure on the water there as well..lol...nice post

      https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1HLDY_enUS829US829&q=new+york+water+tower+art&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiztqODzJHhAhUOVd8KHZVbAR4QsAR6BAgHEAE&biw=1183&bih=791
    2. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 2 years ago
      COOL old relic from the past -- is it now anywheres near 'functional' in any way??
    3. Cddkc Cddkc, 2 years ago
      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/user/AnythingObscure
      It would take some doing to get it going again. I’m gonna repost it this evening with pics taken in the daylight. Plus a couple more cool things they used back in the day. Thanks for liking the post . I’m new here and am just figuring out how to navigate
    4. AnythingObscure AnythingObscure, 2 years ago
      That's what I'd have figured Cddkc...still was curious anyways. And WELCOME to CW BTW, looking fwd to seeing more! :-) :-) :-)

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