John Monash: Engineering enterprise prior to WW1.

Mortlake Service Reservoir ("Standpipe"). 1916.

A tall narrow cylinder, rising from ground level, heavily streaked with efflorescence.

The top of this tank is partially covered by a concrete slab, leaving a rectangular opening which is covered by a shed roof.

Links:
Index of Tanks. [Return to]
Overview of the major Tanks and Silos. [Return to]
Story of Mortlake Standpipe.

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