In 1958, 3 students at the then-called Waterloo College Associate Faculties (now the University of Waterloo) climbed the water tower on Lester Street, and painted the word BEER on the side of the tank.
If you do any research on this topic, the images you'll usually find are of a student holding a hose and scratching his head, looking perplexed, with the water tower in the background; and an aerial shot of the tower.
Today, we feature the rest of the images that the Kitchener-Waterloo Record (now the Waterloo Region Record) photographer took that day. They include work being done to repair the vandalism, and a second shot of the student (my personal favourite).
But first off, here are the pictures that ran in the paper:
Here are the other shots from that set:
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