Palmer Water Tower

Richard Estelle
Palmer Museum of History and Art
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Creator

Unknown

Collection

Irwin Collection

Time Period

1936

Description

Image prominently shows the water tower under construction in middle ground. At least two people are visible on the tower and additional tower parts are visible on the ground. A tent is in foreground who’s function is undetermined. The wood door holds a sign proclaiming “Beans, Rice, Hominy, Salt, Peas, and R-Oats”. Above the door is an “OFFICE” sign. A window space next to the door, and an outside shelf suggest items may have been dispensed here. A slotted box below the shelf had an unknown function.

Location

Palmer, Alaska

Type

Black & white paper print, 3” x 4”

ENTRY ID

Water Tower#1x-Irw

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