WTWS at Christmas 2010

WTWS at Christmas 2010This photo shows the Worlds Tallest Water Sphere during a plane landing approach to Newark’s Liberty International airport on Christmas Day 2010. The WTWS is located in the top center of the photograph. Click for a larger view.

The photo also shows a nice view of central Elizabeth and the Elizabeth River in the foreground. There is a beautiful band of the Watchung mountains in the background. There are also 3 or 4 other water towers visible in the photo.

The day after this photo was taken (2010/12/25), New Jersey was hit by 24 to 36 inches of in Elizabeth and Newark, one of the top 5 precipitous falls on record for these watery cities. The 2010-2011 winter season in New Jersey was also notable for the number and severity of deep snow storms.

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