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The Bulldozer Press

 
 
The Bulldozer Press Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
1. The Bulldozer Press Marker
Inscription. The earth-moving machine we call a "bulldozer" got its name from this type of press. This bulldozer press made by Williams and White, shapes and straightens pieces of metal.
 
Location. 37° 32.122′ N, 77° 26.772′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Tredegar Street 0.1 miles from South 5th Street. Click for map. This marker is located outside the Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works. Marker is at or near this postal address: 470 Tredegar Street, Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tredegar in 1951 (a few steps from this marker); Francis Turbine (a few steps from this marker); Adapting Power (a few steps from this marker); Early Industrial Patterns (a few steps from this marker); Belle Isle and Old Dominion Iron and Nail Works (a few steps from this marker); Historic Tredegar (within shouting distance of this marker); President Lincoln Visits Richmond (within shouting distance of this marker); Belle Isle Prison (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The Bulldozer Press and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
2. The Bulldozer Press and Marker
The Bulldozer Press image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
3. The Bulldozer Press
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 631 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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