The Reservoir

Beside the Compton Hill Water Tower we saw yesterday is the Reservoir, which provides water to a significant portion of the St. Louis City area. The Grand Staircase up the hill from the tower reminds me of something you might see at a grand palace in Europe! LOL

The Reservoir at Compton Hill Water Tower, St. Louis, MO

Beautifully symmetric, the fountains at each level are masterfully carved and in working order.

More after the jump…

This is the fountain at the very top level.

Detail of Water Fountain, Compton Hill Reservoir, St. Louis, MO

Quite the mustachioed fellow there, right? LOL I think he qualifies as “A Hipster” with that fancy facial hair.

I’m hoping, next month when I got up in the water tower, I can see over the walls of the reservoir and get a picture!

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