Pispala shot tower

Location show on map


  • Category: towers-misc
  • Section: Towers - Misc Companies - Plants/Factories
A shot tower was a tower designed for the production of shot balls by freefall of molten lead, which was then caught in a water basin. This method is not used anymore and there are not many shot towers left.

Pispala shot tower was built in 1908 by Oy Hjorth Ab and it is 55 metres high, It was in use until 1972. It's the only surviving shot tower in Finland.

Reviews about Pispala shot tower Add comment

We have no opinion yet :(
Be the first to add a review!
Your opinion
Share your impressions... write something about the place...

Location on map / How to get there

Weather nearby
Today (30 November)
current weather in this location
-11 ° C
-11 ° (min)     -8,4 ° (max)
0 mm
5 m/s
987 hPa
Tomorrow (1 December)
Tomorrow weather in this location
-7,5 ° C
-11,1 ° (min)     -6,3 ° (max)
0 mm
5,2 m/s
991 hPa
Show forecast for 14 days Source: openweathermap.org
Our website uses cookies to provide you with services at the highest level and for statistical and advertising purposes. By using this site, you agree to the use of cookies, more details in our cookies policy. Close