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Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gasholder House

 
 
Gasholder House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 8, 2007
1. Gasholder House Marker
Inscription.
Within this 19th century
structure was a telescoping
iron tank that stored
manufactured coal gas until
needed to illuminate streets
and buildings in Troy

 
Erected 2007.
 
Location. 42° 43.278′ N, 73° 41.401′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson St and 5th Ave., on the right when traveling west on Jefferson St. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Washington Park (approx. mile away); Liberty Street Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilson Farmhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); Uncle Sam (approx. half a mile away); City of Watervliet (approx. 0.6 miles away); Watervliet Arsenal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Parrott Rifle (approx. 0.6 miles away); Meneely Foundry (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Troy.
 
Also see . . .  Society for Industrial Archeology. (Submitted on June 17, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords.
Gasholder House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 8, 2007
2. Gasholder House Marker
Gas holder house
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
The Troy Gasholder House image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 25, 2005
3. The Troy Gasholder House
Gasholder House from Prospect Park image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 28, 2008
4. Gasholder House from Prospect Park
Troy Gasholder House image. Click for full size.
Historic American Building Survey
5. Troy Gasholder House
The Troy Gasholder House was documented in the Historic American Building Survey as the "Troy Gas Light Company, Gasholder House". The Gasholder was one of the sites recorded by the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) as part of the Mohawk-Hudson Area Survey during the summer of 1969.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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