A view of the Water Tower construction site on March 18, 1897. Five of the construction crew members are sitting or standing on top of the first tier of support girders. Old Main and Chemistry Hall are among the buildings in the background.
Memorial Union; Four Seasons Fountain; Campanile; Iowa State University;
The Memorial Union fountain (Christian Petersen's Fountain of the Four Seasons) in spring with the Campanile towering over the trees in the background, the clock shows 2:50. Two young women are seated on the fountain edge on the right of the image.
Marston Water Tower (Ames, IA); Iowa State University; Old Main (Ames, Iowa)
The Marston Water Tower in the early phases of construction. Old Main and a variety of other buildings appear in the background. Workmen stand around the site and there appears to be snow on the ground.
Marston Water Tower (Ames, IA); Iowa State University; Morrill Hall (Ames, Iowa); Corn
A field of corn and another crop surround the Marston Water Tower. Immediately behind the Water Tower is the Engineering Annex. A dirt road runs along the fields. In the distance is Morrill Hall and other buildings.
Marston Water Tower (Ames, IA); Iowa State University
The Marston Water Tower from an elevated view. The Water Tower is surrounded by cultivated fields and dirt roads. Two people are walking on one of the roads, Other buildings and trees are in the distance.