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Mannheim - Wasserturm 02

The photo shows the Mannheimer water tower, a known landmark of Mannheim.


The water tower from 1886 - 1889 after the plans was built by Gustav Halmhuber. The tower is 60 m high and has a diameter of 19 m.


The tower was the first urban water tower of Mannheim and served for the drinking waters care, including the steady hydraulic pressure.


After the construction of the higher situated water tower mountain Luzen in 1909 he still served up to 2000 as a reserve elevated tank.

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Taken on June 18, 2011