Paxton Water Tower and Pump House

145 S. Market St.
Paxton, Illinois

Historic Document

Paxton Water Tower and Pump House is located in Ford County, Illinois certified as a historic location on Tuesday November 13, 1984. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Industry/Processing/Extraction, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Government, more specifically a Water Works, Public Works. Paxton Water Tower and Pump House was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Engineering, Architecture.

Paxton Water Tower and Pump House Information

Other Name: Old Paxton Water Tower
Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1887
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: Fairbanks,Morse & Co.
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Paxton Water Tower and Pump House Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 9
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Paxton Historic Locations Ford County Historic Locations Illinois Historic Locations