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Montour Falls in Schuyler County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James A. Shepard

 
 
James A. Shepard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 17, 2013
1. James A. Shepard Marker
Inscription. Mechanical Genius in 1880 aged 16 yrs. began business with his father and brother in a foundry 20x45 feet on this site. From his ingenuity and tireless efforts grew the Shepard Niles Crane and Hoist Corporation of this village
 
Erected 1954.
 
Location. 42° 20.83′ N, 76° 50.746′ W. Marker is in Montour Falls, New York, in Schuyler County. Marker is on 2 W. Main Street west of Catherine Street (New York State Route 14), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montour Falls NY 14865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Catherine's Landing (a few steps from this marker); She-Qua-Ga (approx. mile away); Site of Catharine's Town (approx. 0.8 miles away); Watkins Glen State Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Present Watkins Glen Circuit (approx. 2.4 miles away); At Watkins Glen (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Original Watkins Glen Circuit (approx. 2.4 miles away); Honoring Our Naval Veterans (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Montour Falls.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
James A. Shepard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 17, 2013
2. James A. Shepard Marker
Looking west along Main Street toward downtown Montour Falls.
James A. Shepard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 17, 2013
3. James A. Shepard Marker
Looking east toward State Route 14. Marker is in front of the Red Brick pillars in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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