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Buffalo Cupola & Forge Blower

 
 
Buffalo Cupola & Forge Blower Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 15, 2014
1. Buffalo Cupola & Forge Blower Marker
Inscription.

Moved to present location
September 12, 2012

Designed for applications that require blasts of air for long distances. Used in coal mining industry to force fresh air into the shafts.

 
Erected 2012 by Miners Hall Museum.
 
Location. 37° 31.246′ N, 94° 42.375′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on 7th Street west of Broadway (Business U.S. 69), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at the Miners Hall Museum at the Franklin Community Center. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin KS 66735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coal Mine Hoist (here, next to this marker); Dragline Bucket (a few steps from this marker); Church Bell from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Sidewalk (about 400 feet away); Franklin Community Park Sign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trolley / Street Car Rails (approx. 0.2 miles away); William B. and Athlyn C. Pritchett (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin Grade School and Playground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .
Buffalo Cupola & Forge Blower and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 15, 2014
2. Buffalo Cupola & Forge Blower and Marker
 Miners Hall Museum, Franklin KS. (Submitted on March 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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