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Posted: 2/15/2013 8:34:51 PM
   

Massey Water Tank

I'm a new member and I live in Union Grove, Wi which is about 15 miles west of Racine. I work about a mile from the old Massey site every day. I have a picture of the Massey Water tank that (according to my camera) was taken on 8/15/2007. I took the picture because as I was driving by I noticed a bunch of equipment around the tank area. Two days later the tank was down in preparation for a new Industrial Park that nothing has ever happened in.
I'll try to post the picture here, if it doesn't work, somebody please let me know how to go about it.

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Posted: 2/16/2013 2:13:23 AM
   

RE:Massey Water Tank

Thank you so much Big R and welcome to the MCA site.

What a great picture and well done for documenting that part of Massey history in 2007 before it all came down, that is the tower John and I remember from September 1997, what a shame nothing has happened on the site and wouldn't it of been something special to have that tower in a M-F collection, I suppose like many other great pieces of iron history it ended up in China.

Please keep posting away with any J I Case, or Massey history from Wisconsin, as I knowe there is so much history there, I remember in 1992 a local historian taking us for a guided tour of Racine she did a great job in showing us homes, offices and into the factories of Case.

I remember The County Fairgrounds in Union Grove well where the 150th M-H Anniversary show was held in Sept 1997, for me one of the best Massey Featured Shows to date.

Many thanks Big R you have made my Saturday morning, looks like it is going to be a great day.

Malcolm.





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Posted: 2/17/2013 3:01:02 PM
   

RE:Massey Water Tank

Good friend Lyn Jones who is a regular watcher of this site has come up with the following site which has a good shot of the water tower.  He can't post it himself as he is not a member - an example of the need for non-members to be able to post for the benefit of us all.  I hope that this will be urgently considered at the next directors' meeting.

chttp://virtualglobetrotting.com/map/old-massey-furguson-water-tower/view/?service=1

John


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