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Painted water tower
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This is a view on the painted water tower of Villeneuve d'Ascq (Le Pron).

It was built in 1936. All white in the 1980s, it was added to the early 2000s three bands on the top floor, one blue, one yellow and one red. In April 2009, it was painted with a pastel orange color background from the ground, sky blue to the top floor. In June 2009, the team Adeline Paule, native of south-west, has painted on the castle a picture of the water cycle, from the top of mountains to river beds. This drawing, made by a Villeneuvois schoolboy, comes from a competition launched by the société des Eaux du Nord in 2007, "I protect the water in my city".

The shot was taken in july 2011, in the middle of the afternoon.

Panorama made in HDR version (enfuse).

Source : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_d%27eau_d%27Ascq (translated with help of Google Traduction)

Copyright: Franck Masschelein
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9926x4963
Taken: 01/07/2011
Uploaded: 05/07/2011
Updated: 11/09/2014
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Tags: water tower; villeneuve d'ascq; le pron; france; hdr; enfuse
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