Highland Park Observatory and Water Tower

Highland Park Observatory and Water Tower St. Paul Minnesota


Stock #: 347309
Type: Postcard
Era: White Border
City: St. Paul
State: Minnesota (MN)
County: Ramsey
Publisher: H. A. Olson Specialty Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
The Highland Park Water Tower and Observatory stands at an elevation of 1097 ft. above sea level. The height of the cut stone and brick structure built in 1927 and 1928 to supply water to the Highland Park district directly adjacent is 117 feet. The tower is forty feet in diameter and houses a steel water tank with a capacity of 200,000 gallons. A spiral staircase surrounds this reaching to the observatory floor which commands a view of the entire panorama of the Twin Cities and a view of five surrounding counties

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