Frenchville Water Tower, c. 1990

Contributed by Oakfield Historical Society

Description

Water towers supplied steam engines with the necessary water for them to operate. Water towers in northern Maine had furnaces underneath to keep them from freezing during the winter. This water tower, built in about 1910, now owned by the Frenchville Historical Society, is on U.S. Route 1, in Frenchville.

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About This Item

  • Title: Frenchville Water Tower, c. 1990
  • Creator: Lee, Daniel
  • Creation Date: circa 1990
  • Subject Date: circa 1990
  • Town: Frenchville
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 9 cm x 12 cm
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Oakfield Historical Society
PO Box 176, Oakfield, ME 04763
(207) 757-8575
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