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SHS student designs water tower graphic


November 10, 2022

Since the 1920s, the water tower located near the intersection of Fifteenth and Washington streets has been a Superior landmark.

Travellers often use the names painted on water towers as directional guides.

A number of years ago, a pilot visually flying an airplane from Topeka to Grand Island and lost his way in a heavy fog. Looking for a clue to his whereabouts, he found the Guide Rock water tower, checked his maps for airports and thought he turned his plane to the west planning to land at Red Cloud. He was surprised when the next symbol he encountered indicated he had flown east to Su...

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