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Funny Watertower

I have fascination with American water towers and take lots of pictures of them as they are a... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017

Get smile on your own face too. Worth to stop and see Atlanta, Bnyon Paul, library, lift etc. Part... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
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  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
24 Oct 2018
27 Aug 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

We drove along the route 66 and looking for the water tower at the place which marked by the Tripadvisor and….. nothing to find. Please give more specific address. I tried to make corrections on the map of tripadvisor every times I noticed that the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

What an amazing water tower. It is big, tall and bulbous. It has a smiley face painted on it. My life has never been the same since I first laid eyes on it. There are days that I feel like I can't get through the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John Y
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

This water tower needs repainted. Can see from I-55. Many people see this on trips to Chicago and St Louis.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Can a water tower get any cuter? Stop by to take a picture for your scrapbook. It will surely make you smile.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kristine D
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I have fascination with American water towers and take lots of pictures of them as they are a uniquely American phenomenon. Like this one made me smile.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Rdnkh
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Get smile on your own face too. Worth to stop and see Atlanta, Bnyon Paul, library, lift etc. Part of US Route 66.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mmikko
Reviewed 25 October 2016

When traveling Route 55, we always look for the Happy Face Water Tower. The children love spotting it. It never gets old!

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank marann7
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

It is Route 66 history! The whole downtown is well preserved and there are many historic markers with a great deal of info, 2 museums. One is for the town which has a historic library that is a architectural landmark and a museum that is...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Rob R
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Atlanta's Smiley Face Water Tower greets you as you drive into town. Like a bright yellow beacon, it is really hard to miss and a great photo opportunity! In fact, the city of Atlanta painted it to welcome those of us driving old Route 66....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Jesse R
Reviewed 25 September 2016

If it was on any other route, you would drive by, maybe with a little smile on your face. But this is on Route 66 and so you have to go and look for it, stop and take some pictures! It's not far from the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SHBanwell
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