Warehouse Water Tower Comes Down

The Old water tower at the former Imperial Tobacco Warehouse in Greenville was brought down Wednesday.

The tower stood for more than 70 years and was a symbol of industrial growth.

Greenville city inspectors condemned the 125 foot water tower after an arsonist torched the warehouse last year--compromising the structures.

While some thought the property turned into an eyesore, local historians were hoping parts of it could have be saved.

The site manager says their next project is removing the smokestack. He says in the coming weeks it will be torn down.

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