Remington Water Tower

Remington Water Tower (HMBA)

Location: Remington, IN 47977 Jasper County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 45.73', W 87° 9.055'

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Built 1897 by Challenge Wind and Feed Mill Company of Batavia, Illinois. Rare tower and wood tank structure is an original example of nineteenth century public water utility facility, construction methods, and technology. Tower has limestone foundation, is 104 feet tall and approximately 20 feet in diameter, with two-foot thick brick walls.

Original 1897 tank replaced 1924 by Challenge; 66,000 gallon tank is made of horizontally curved cypress battens held in place by metal binder rings. Additions made to structure, which has housed various governmental services. Awarded American Water Works Association's Water Landmark Award 1986. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 2003.
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number37.2006.1
Year Placed2005
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Town of Remington, and Remington Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 6:31pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 487262 N 4512366
Decimal Degrees40.76216667, -87.15091667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 45.73', W 87° 9.055'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 45' 43.80" N, 87° 9' 3.30" W
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Area Code(s)219
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105-199 N Ohio St, Remington IN 47977, US
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