PHOTO: Jones Beach Water Tower

Today’s Photo – Repairing the Jones Beach Water Tower

From my photo archives, this is the Jones Beach Water Tower. It sits on a barrier island off the south shore of Long Island where the Wantagh and the Ocean Parkway meet. Built in the late 1920’s by Robert Moses the architecture is modeled after the campanile of St. Marks Cathedral in Venice. 231 feet high, it pumps 1000 year old water from wells 1100 feet deep according to Wikimapia. In this 2009 infrared photo, the tower was under substantial repair.

Jones Beach Water Tower under repair in 2009 Photo by Jim Cutler.
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360 Degree Panoramic Photo at Fire Island Lighthouse


360 Degree Panoramic Photo We braved the winter rain and made it to the base of the lighthouse. I didn't expect it to be open that early in the morning, but the lack of people meant I could make a clean 360 degree panoramic photo without the crowds. … [Continue reading]