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Marston Water Tower

Iowa State Univ, Ames, IA 50011, United States
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  • Iowa State University

    When constructed after a water shortage in 1895, the tower was the first made of steel and the tallest west of the Mississippi. It is unused today, but on the National Register of Historic Places.

    Iowa State University · August 26, 2011
  • ISU C.

    Best view of the Marston Water Tower is from between the BRL and Howe Hall, early morning just as the sun is peeking over Marston Hall.

    ISU College of Engineering · September 20, 2010
  • Iowa State University Admissions

    Constructed in the late 1890's and standing more than 150-feet in the air, the Marston Water Tower became the 1st steel and tallest water tower west of the Mississippi River.