Connecticut Fire Towers
UCONN Campus Water Tank #2

UCONN Tank Lookout in 2005
(photo courtesy Peter Hayes)


Town: Storrs (Mansfield)
County: Tolland
Mountain or Hill: UCONN Campus
Height above sea level: Unknown
Tower Structure Height: 110 FT
Latitude: Unknown
Longitude: Unknown
First date of operation: Unknown
Type: Aermotor



Other Photos

UCONN Tanks in the 30s
(photo courtesy Josephine Vail)

Closeup of the top in 2005
(photo courtesy Peter Hayes)

All Tanks View in 2005
(photo courtesy Peter Hayes)

"Aermotor" Logo closeup in 2005
(photo courtesy Peter Hayes)


  • This tower is a steel cupola style on top of the tank
  • This tower is still standing, but not publically accessable
  • The FFLA visited this tower for the first time in 2005 under special agreement with the UCONN administration.
  • Access to the tower is via a winding staircase up the side of the tank and then a steel staircase up the slop to the top.


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