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Well Tower

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c. 1917–1923. Behind the house at 232 E. 2nd St.
  • Well Tower

One of two well towers in the old residential neighborhood of Battle Mountain, this structure, containing a holding tank, stands atop a rectangular one-story building with a shed roof. Both components have board-and-batten siding, painted bright green, and corrugated metal roofs. The tower was probably used as late as 1931, when the town built its municipal water tower.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Well Tower", [Battle Mountain, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-NO43.

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 149-150.

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