AZ The Fountain Park
The fountain was built in 1970, by Robert P. McCulloch, the year before the reconstruction of the London Bridge in Lake Havasu City, another of McCulloch's projects. The fountain sprays water for about 15 minutes every hour between 9am and 9pm. The plume rises from a concrete water-lily sculpture in the center of a large man-made lake. The fountain, driven by three 600 horsepower (450 kW) turbine pumps, sprays water at a rate of 7000 gallons per minute through an 18-inch nozzle. With all three pumps and under ideal conditions, the fountain reaches 560 feet (170 m) in height though in normal operation only two of the pumps are used, with a fountain height of around 300 feet (91 m) feet. When built, it was the world's tallest fountain and held that record for over a decade.
I shot this beautiful sunset from the east side of Fountain Park. It was in early January and the 65 degree evening was perfect for a walk. Walking around the Fountain is one of our towns favorite past time. It's a great way to meet some of our friendly residents and winter guests. They're easy to tell apart. Residents will be wearing a light jacket and visitors will be in shorts and a T shirt. We get a kick out of them wearing a swim suit in January trying to get a tan.
I've live in Fountain Hills since 1973 when I moved here from Michigan, never to return.
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