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Cool Water Tank

Postby Caustic Burno » Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:26 pm

Old windmill feed water tank from back in the early 1900’s. The tank then feeds several water troughs on my friends ranch. All the water troughs are in the forty acre catch pen or the corrals.

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View off his back porch



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Looking out of the corral into catch pen. Very friendly environment.


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Re: Cool Water Tank

Postby TennesseeTuxedo » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:34 pm

You are definitely not in the Big Thicket anymore are you?

Thanks for posting.
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Re: Cool Water Tank

Postby greybeard » Fri Aug 31, 2018 8:11 pm

Caustic Burno wrote:Old windmill feed water tank from back in the early 1900’s. The tank then feeds several water troughs on my friends ranch. All the water troughs are in the forty acre catch pen or the corrals.

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View off his back porch



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Looking out of the corral into catch pen. Very friendly environment.


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Careful CB. You don't want to be spending too much time out in that country. It's addictive and gets in your blood and sticks with you too. My days in E Texas and these be nice pine trees are numbered.


There are lots of those old tanks still out there. There's a couple on my cousin's place near San Angelo.
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Here's a picture of one wife and I found roaming the back trails. It was almost dark when I took the picture and you can hardly see the tank's curved rock wall on the very lower left of the shot.
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Re: Cool Water Tank

Postby Named'em Tamed'em » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:23 am

That is crazy looking country!

Those "tanks" would be called ponds up here.
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Re: Cool Water Tank

Postby TexasBred » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:24 pm

Named'em Tamed'em wrote:That is crazy looking country!

Those "tanks" would be called ponds up here.

Probably some of that old land that won't grow anything but brush and oil wells. :lol2:
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Re: Cool Water Tank

Postby Caustic Burno » Sat Sep 01, 2018 3:54 pm

Named'em Tamed'em wrote:That is crazy looking country!

Those "tanks" would be called ponds up here.



It’s an above ground rock and mortar tank.
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Re: Cool Water Tank

Postby greybeard » Sat Sep 01, 2018 10:46 pm

TexasBred wrote:
Named'em Tamed'em wrote:That is crazy looking country!

Those "tanks" would be called ponds up here.

Probably some of that old land that won't grow anything but brush and oil wells. :lol2:


It's surprising just how much they find to eat out there. Not exactly starving...
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