Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
West Milford in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Water Wheel Pit

1873

 
 
Water Wheel Pit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2013
1. Water Wheel Pit Marker
Inscription.
Abandoned project to replace two lower water wheels with one water wheel twice their size.
 
Location. 41° 8.819′ N, 74° 18.656′ W. Marker is in West Milford, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Greenwood Lake Turnpike, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on a trail in the Long Pond Ironworks Historic District. Marker is in this post office area: West Milford NJ 07480, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Power (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ringwood Furnaces at Hewitt (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Furnace (about 500 feet away); Hasenclever Iron Trail (about 500 feet away); Weighing Scale Remains (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Company Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Long House Ruins (approx. mile away); Steam Powered Sawmill Remains (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in West Milford.
 
Also see . . .  The Friends of Long Pond Ironworks website. (Submitted on June 13, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Water Wheel Pit Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2013
2. Water Wheel Pit Marker
Marker in the Long Pond Ironworks Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2013
3. Marker in the Long Pond Ironworks Historic District
Water Wheel Pit Remains image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2013
4. Water Wheel Pit Remains
Water Wheel Pit Remains image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2013
5. Water Wheel Pit Remains
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 226 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement