Saturday, July 25, 2009

Thomas Hill Standpipe

This is the Thomas Hill Standpipe in Bangor. The 1897 structure was build on top of Thomas Hill to store water supply for emergency purpose and to improve water pressure to the downtown area. Last Thursday, the water tower was opened to public -- this happens only 4 times a year -- and I climbed the 100-step to the top to take some photographs for this blog.

So what are your plans for the weekend?

6 comments:

Julie said...

I have just been on a walking tour of one of our oldest harbour suburbs, mainly to learn about the history as that is a passion. I also took some photos.

• Eliane • said...

So... did you go inside and swim in it? ;)

missy said...

Worked today and now at the fella's watching Breakfast at Tiffany's whilst he is out doing a gig.

Good to see you exploring your new home xx

Vogon Poet said...

You was lucky, I hope you'll show us your catch very soon.

I'll rest, I'll rest...

Meg in Nelson said...

Looks bigger th an any other water towers I've ever seen in my life!

Jacob said...

At my age, I would have taken this photo and then sat down to rest.

Good job!