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Timeless Tower: 1912

Timeless Tower: 1912

Springfield, Massachusetts, circa 1912. "Municipal Building and Civil War monument from Court Square." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Bells and whistles

The tower was dedicated in December 1913. Stone block over steel frame construction, bells, and an elevator to the top with a public observation deck.

[With the clock and elevator water-powered. - Dave]

Look, Ma

No hands!

And in 2016

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