Rockford Park

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After having been closed for many years, The Rockford Tower was reopened in 2002 after renovation.
(Unless specified, all photos taken September, 2006)

Rockford Tower, 2006 - Click to enlarge
Rockford Tower

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Park Entrance Sign

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Above four photos show early construction around 1900 (Believed from Hagley Museum Collection)
The beginning of the stairs Exterior walls
Approaching the top Looking down the stairs

Around 1930s

(Believed from Hagley Museum Collection)

The center of the Observation Platform had, at one time, an interior fence around
the top of the tank. The entire concrete deck is now a large opened area.

Looking up to the roof  

A view from the top

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Created: July 31, 2008
Revised: October 14, 2011