Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel
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
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.
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Also see . . . Coal Mining in Kansas. (Submitted on April 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
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