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The Leaning Tower of Britten

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Brilliant.

Ralph Britten purchased a water tower from the nearby town of Lefors, Texas, transported it to Groom. The tower was intended to supply Britten’s remote truck stop /restaurant and tourist information center with water, but he found a cheaper supply and installed the empty tower as an advertisement on Route 66.

Britten’s business burned to the ground, but his water tower still stands.

[Image and story found here. Related post here.]

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4 Responses to “The Leaning Tower of Britten”

  1. dave drake Says:

    That is an amazing story. Kind of like a story a few months ago where a church burned to the ground and a worker was show carrying out a fully intact, untouched by flame, large picture of our Living Christ.

  2. Bunk Strutts Says:

    dave d– Not sure what a leaning water tower has to do with a painting of Jesus, but the story is interesting:

  3. dave drake Says:

    @ Bunk- was only making the observation that the water tower, like the painting, survived while everything else around those two things were destroyed.

  4. Bunk Strutts Says:

    Dave D – Got it. Makes sense. I’m kinda slow sometimes.

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