Ahlen, Germany Ahlen Water Tower

 

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The Ahlen water tower is an industrial monument and landmark in the Ahlen, Germany.
The spherical water tank is 44m high and has a capacity of 1000m3. From 1915 to 1917, the water tower served as the sole water supply for the Westphalia mine and the miners colony built in 1892 by Gelsenwasser AG.
Today the distinctive blue water tower is monument and is a historical example of the early development of riveting at the beginning of the 20th century.

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