West Milford in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Water Wheel Pit
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. ¼ 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 •
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.