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Near West Mineral in Cherokee County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Fire Bell

 
 
Fire Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2010
1. Fire Bell Marker
Inscription.
This was the first fire bell used in West Mineral, Kansas in the early 1900's.

Donated by City of West Mineral
 
Erected by Big Brutus, Inc.
 
Location. 37° 16.418′ N, 94° 56.391′ W. Marker is near West Mineral, Kansas, in Cherokee County. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of Big Brutus, Inc. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6509 NW 60th Street, West Mineral KS 66782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Miner's Memorial (here, next to this marker); 40 Cubic Yard Dipper (a few steps from this marker); West Mineral War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Star Cemetery / Borland Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); 1932 Plymouth 0-6-0 Switch Engine (approx. 4 miles away); Southern Pacific Bay Window Caboose (approx. 4 miles away); Missouri Pacific Wooden Frame Depot (approx. 4 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Mineral.
 
Also see . . .
1. West Mineral Fire Department. (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Big Brutus. (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkMan-Made Features
 
Fire Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2010
2. Fire Bell and Marker
Fire Bell image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2010
3. Fire Bell
Looking east along walkway to Big Brutus, at background right
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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