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Peachoid Water Tower

Identification

Peachoid Water Tower
Peach Water Tower, Gaffney Water Tower
229414

Map

Structure in General

water tower
existing [completed]
modernism

Usage

water distribution

Facts

  • Standing prominently along Interstate 85, this tower is in the shape of a large peach as a tribute to the importance of peach orchards within the region.
  • Topped by a 12-foot stem and a large leaf weighing in at 7 tons and being 60 feet long and 16 feet wide in size.
  • In being able to hold one million gallons of water, the tower has a thickness of only a quarter inch in some places.
  • A similar Peach Water Tower can be found in Clanton, Alabama.

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Location

300 Peachoid Road
29341
U.S.A.

Technical Data

135.00 ft
135.00 ft
73.00 ft
1980
1981

Involved Companies

Recorded for this building:

general contractor, structural engineering