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Gerlach Water Tower

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Gerlach Water Tower
Gerlach Water Tower
Location in Utah
Gerlach Water Tower
Location in United States
LocationMain St., Gerlach, Nevada
Coordinates40°39′5″N 119°21′13″W / 40.65139°N 119.35361°W / 40.65139; -119.35361Coordinates: 40°39′5″N 119°21′13″W / 40.65139°N 119.35361°W / 40.65139; -119.35361
Arealess than one acre
Built1909 (1909)
Built byUtah Construction Co.
NRHP reference #81000385[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 29, 1981

The Gerlach Water Tower, on Main St. in Gerlach, Nevada, was built in 1909 by the Utah Construction Co.

It has a 44,000 gallon capacity redwood tank. It served locomotives of the Western Pacific Railroad Company and also the company town of Gerlach.[2] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1981.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ w. E. Wieprecht (June 12, 1981). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Gerlach Water Tower". National Park Service. and accompanying two photos from 1980

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