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

#J13218

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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. #J13218 Marker
Inscription.  Built by the Austin-Western Company, this gasoline powered road roller shows the transition from the earlier steam powered roller design to internal combustion power. This equipment was used to compress the soil and crushed rock to form a solid roadbed. Donated in 1981 by Maplewood Construction Company.
 
Erected by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.397′ N, 90° 27.853′ W. Marker is near Ballwin, 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: 2933 Barrett Station Road, Ballwin MO 63021, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. #3 "Aerotrain" (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joe Minerals Corporation Shovel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); #5441 (about 300 feet away); Museum of Transportation - A Layout of the Land (about 300 feet away); Who Is Owney The Dog?
#J13218 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. #J13218 Marker
(about 300 feet away); #662 (about 600 feet away); Pilot Wheel from the Steamer Capital (1879-1945) (about 600 feet away); #2 (about 700 feet away).
 
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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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