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Copake Falls in Columbia County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Blowing Engine House

Iron Works Trail

 
 
Blowing Engine House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 22, 2019
1. Blowing Engine House Marker
Inscription.  This brick building once housed bellows to drive air into the blast furnace. The Blowing Engine House , an addition to the 1840's/1850's Machine Shop, is depicted on an 1888 property map. The building's brick buttresses were constructed to keep the structure stable from mechanical vibrations. (Marker Number 6.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 42° 7.159′ N, 73° 30.839′ W. Marker is in Copake Falls, New York, in Columbia County. Marker is on Valley View Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Copake Falls NY 12517, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charcoal Blast Furnace Operations (within shouting distance of this marker); Copake Iron Works (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy Homes (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Copake Iron Works (about 400 feet away); Site of Pomeroy Houses (about
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500 feet away); Isaac Chesbrough House (about 500 feet away); Blast Furnace & Charging Deck (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Copake Falls.
 
Also see . . .  Copake Iron Works Historic District - National Archives. National Register of Historic Places documentation (Submitted on January 17, 2024, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Blowing Engine House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, June 22, 2019
2. Blowing Engine House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2024. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 125 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 27, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   2. submitted on June 28, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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