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Water Please!

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 20 July 2018 in Landscape & Rural.

The water tower was constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps. Water was pumped up into the tower and piped to the picnic area. However, the water proved to be so alkaline that the well was capped and the system abandoned.

Cathedral Gorge
Eastern Nevada, USA
Part of the Great American West series

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Bad thing. Water is the most important condition for living.

20 Jul 2018 5:17am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique tour, dommage que cela n'ait pas fonctionné.

20 Jul 2018 5:19am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Très très aride en effet, et joli tout insolite en ce lieu.
Bonne journée Steve

20 Jul 2018 5:40am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A nice try, though . . and a sweet and lasting memory.

20 Jul 2018 5:56am

yoshimiparis from France

I hope for you that this water tower leading to a well could quench your thirst
Beautiful composition

20 Jul 2018 5:59am

Devi from Chennai, India

Now it looks like a Fairy Tale structure..a Princess imprisoned here and shouting for water !!
Have a nice weekend Steve :)

20 Jul 2018 6:17am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Damage to have abandoned the system of water distribution because in these places the heat is sometimes overwhelming and the walkers had to appreciate this water source

20 Jul 2018 6:59am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Very interesting and unexpected construction in the desert ! I like the tonality and texture !

20 Jul 2018 7:05am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Il est certain qu'un petit peu d'eau serait le bienvenu

20 Jul 2018 7:19am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

wonderful capture !

20 Jul 2018 7:46am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bel effet

20 Jul 2018 8:37am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A superb composition and great monochrome ! I wonder why they don't test water before ...

20 Jul 2018 10:04am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une magnifique photo

20 Jul 2018 10:08am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Good shot. Sad story. Water is precious especially where it is hot and dry.

20 Jul 2018 10:51am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Impressive building in an interesting landscape.

20 Jul 2018 11:09am

willy from Belgium

une belle construction avec une histoire Steve


20 Jul 2018 12:02pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the tones and textures. My Dad was part of the CCC - he helped build Oak Ridge TN TVA facility.

20 Jul 2018 12:10pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelel toure ronde et cette paroi rocheuse en fond sueprbe.

20 Jul 2018 12:56pm

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

I enjoyed the story that went along with this excellent image.

20 Jul 2018 2:32pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

wow, this is splendid and the processing really lends itself to the scene

20 Jul 2018 3:09pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The remaining tower make a great looking monument and a very good reminder of what happened to the water idea.

20 Jul 2018 3:13pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great picture of this old water tower and a sad story of unsuccessful project. :)

20 Jul 2018 5:20pm

badtgv from provence, France

top 5*

20 Jul 2018 6:36pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

It looks like an abandoned ancient outpost of sorts. Interesting bit of history and very well presented.

21 Jul 2018 12:04am

Larry Bliss from Raleigh, United States

Has an old-time look that I like...

21 Jul 2018 1:08am

Elaheh . Ƹl¡ from Montreal, Canada

This is a kind of photo that I like to have it on one of my house walls. If I had any house :D

21 Jul 2018 3:54pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Still sweet though

23 Jul 2018 3:40am

k@ from Paris, France

Love the timeless feel your treatment offers !

23 Jul 2018 11:22am

Kiki from AUVERGNE, France

Your treatment chosen for the photo is perfect for the subject!

23 Jul 2018 6:00pm