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Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel

 
 
Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 17, 2011
1. Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel Marker
Inscription.
This shovel was donated by Wilkinson Inc in order to create a permanent symbol of our southeast Kansas coal mining heritage

McNally Pittsburg Inc was responsible for the relocation and renovation of the shovel to its present condition

July 4 1982
 
Erected 1982.
 
Location. 37° 25.957′ N, 94° 42.773′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on U.S. 69/160, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker and shovel are at the Crawford County Historical Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 651 South US Highway 69, Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pittsburg Kansas (a few steps from this marker); Cow Creek Skirmish (a few steps from this marker); H. R. Brown's Grocery Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Green Elm School, District 41 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fuller American Legion Post #64 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); All American Veterans (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dr. Paul B. Leffler Rotary Park (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsburg.
 
Related marker.
Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel & Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 17, 2011
2. Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel & Marker
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Also see . . .  Coal Mining in Kansas. (Submitted on April 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 17, 2011
3. Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel
Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel Bucket image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 17, 2011
4. Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel Bucket
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 894 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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