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This stand pipe was erected for the purpose of forc in� water above the first floors of houses on Jersey City Hei�hts. The pipe is 100 feet in height and 6 feet in diameter. It is put up in twenty-two courses of wrou�ht iron, of three different thicknesses_ The first seven cour8es are made of 7:l' inch iron, seven of the next out of % inch, and the last eight out of l� inch iron. Each course was put up in two separate pieces and riveted together. Erwh course is 4 feet in height. The stand pipedoi:10.1038/scientificamerican08151891-102 fatcat:6pdego67sjhv7ddjq7vlzubs4i