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Near St. Louis in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

#95589

St. Louis Southwestern Maintenance of Way

 

Wedge Snow Plow

 
#95589 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. #95589 Marker
Inscription.  Made from a steam locomotive's "whale back" tender by removing the fuel tank and placing the plow on the water tank which was filled with rock to weigh it down. The plow would push it through the snow. Donated in 1995 by the Southern Pacific Railroad.
 
Erected by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.324′ N, 90° 27.694′ W. Marker is near St. Louis, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from Barrett Station Road east of Old Dougherty Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3015 Barrett Station Road, Saint Louis MO 63122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. #6944 (within shouting distance of this marker); "Daniel Nason" (within shouting distance of this marker); #4006 (within shouting distance of this marker); #3607 (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Terminal Neon Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); #952
#95589 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. #95589 Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); #103 (within shouting distance of this marker); #5011 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 67 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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