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Brainerd in Crow Wing County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Former Northern Pacific Railway Water Tower

Official Minnesota Historic Site

 
 
Former Northern Pacific Railway Water Tower Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
1. Former Northern Pacific Railway Water Tower Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1919-1922
Renovated 1974
Dedication July 4, 1974

 
Erected 1974.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1974.
 
Location. 46° 21.467′ N, 94° 12.03′ W. Marker is in Brainerd, Minnesota, in Crow Wing County. Marker is at the intersection of 6th Street (State Highway 371) and Washington Street (State Highway 210/371), on the right when traveling north on 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brainerd MN 56401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Northern Pacific (here, next to this marker); Carnegie Library (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); All Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Geology of Minnesota (approx. 7˝ miles away); Lake Hubert Depot (approx. 10.3 miles away); The Present Location of the Lake Hubert Depot (approx. 10.3 miles away); Nisswa (approx. 12.2 miles away); Fort Ripley (approx. 14.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brainerd.
 
Also see . . .
Former Northern Pacific Railway Water Tower and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
2. Former Northern Pacific Railway Water Tower and Marker
Marker on left stone pillar
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1. Brainerd MN History. (Submitted on October 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Northern Pacific Railway Historical Association. (Submitted on October 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Northern Pacific Railway Depot Photos. (Submitted on October 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Former Northern Pacific Railway Water Tower image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2014
3. Former Northern Pacific Railway Water Tower
View from Washington Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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