Historic Water Towers

  The National Register of Historic Places is a registry that includes buildings, infrastructure, sites, districts and objects that are worth preserving due to their historical significance. Founded in 1966, the register has more than 90,000 separate items listed.  Of …
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June is National Safety Month

Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group has been in business for 100 years. PTTG has had to adapt over that century and evolve to meet industry standards. “In today’s environment, if you are not a safe company, you won’t stay in …
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Family Ties: Moms and their kids working at PTTG

Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group is like a large family with hundreds of relatives. Some of those relatives are actually kinfolk.  In honor of Mother’s Day, here’s a look at some of our hardworking PTTG ladies and their equally dedicated …
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What It Takes to Run a Successful Tank and Tower Business

Some businesses only require a handful of people for sustainable success. Others need the close cooperation of a large, diverse group of professionals, each of whom specializes in his or her respective field. Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group is one …
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Beneficial Partnership

Two pillars of Henderson, Kentucky are celebrating milestone anniversaries this year. Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group marks its 100th anniversary in 2019, while Henderson County Schools is observing its sesquicentennial anniversary – or 150 years.   “It is hard for …
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Operation Alcatraz Water Tower Restoration

More than one million visitors cross the choppy waters of the San Francisco Bay by ferry every year to visit Alcatraz Island. Though it’s had many uses, the small island is best known for housing the famous Alcatraz prison from …
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Why Do Tanks Freeze?

Bitterly cold temperatures that swept across the United States left some water systems scrambling last January. The extreme cold froze at least a few water towers as far apart as northeastern Iowa and central North Carolina.  Residents were without water …
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Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group celebrates 100 years

We’re going to party like it’s 1919! Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group is celebrating its milestone 100th anniversary in 2019.  Founded in 1919 in Pittsburg, Missouri by Joseph Boyd McClelland, Pittsburg Tank initially concentrated on water tanks and smokestacks maintenance.  …
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PTTG Veterans

More than two dozen Pittsburg Tank & Tower Group’s employees have served or continue to serve in the military. They support our country, so we want to support them. PTTG is like a family and we are proud of our …
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Manufacturing Day at Pittsburg Tank and Allstate Tower

Manufacturing Day is an annual celebration that takes place on the first Friday in October. The goal of this celebration is to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. Every year, thousands of American manufacturers participate in this event to help …
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