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Manistique Water Tower (Manistique Pumping Station)
The two-hundred-foot-high, metal-domed, red brick, octagonal water tower is a prominent landmark in Manistique. Its eight recessed wall panels, each with a single segmental-arched window near the top, stand on a prominent base of cast concrete and yellowish-gray brick that rises to a height nearly one-third the total height of the structure. Paired triglyph-like ornaments decorate the frieze. A pedimented entrance pavilion projects from the base; over the entrance is a large segmental-arched light. The structure houses a 200,000-gallon steel water tank built by the Chicago Bridge and Iron Works Company. The City of Manistique erected the municipal water tower and a nearby pumping plant.
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