Titusville Iron Works Company
The Plant of the Titusville Iron Works Company, Titusville, Pennsylvania. "Founded in 1860, within a year and a mile of the first (Drake) Oil Well." The first plant built in America devoted exclusively to the manufacture of oil field machinery.
The Titusville Iron Company,
Olin Gas Engines.
Acme Steam Engines and Boilers.
Joy Steam and Hot Water Heaters and Radiators
Acme Drilling Engine
The "Olin" Gas Engine
Titusville "J. C." Pumping Power
Tico Under-Pull Geared Power
Erected by Titusville Iron Works.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1860.
Location. 41° 37.487′ N, 79° 40.408′ W. Marker is in Titusville, Pennsylvania, in Crawford County. Marker is on Franklin Street (Pennsylvania Route 8) 0.1 miles south of Spring Street (Pennsylvania Route 27), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 315 South Franklin Street, Titusville PA 16354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jonathan Titus (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corinthian Hall, 1865 (about 600 feet away); Titusville Oil Exchange: World's First (about 600 feet away); Titusville Trust Company, 1919 (about 700 feet away); Site of Titusville Oil Exchange (about 700 feet away); Titusville Oil Exchange (about 700 feet away); Algrunix Building, 1894 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Titusville Forge Division Honor Roll (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Titusville.
More about this marker. The building on which the historic graphics are mounted was the Titusville Iron Works Company Machine Shop, built in 1895.
Also see . . .
1. History of the Titusville Iron Works: A profile of the McKinney brothers, Gas Engine Magazine. (Submitted on August 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Titusville Iron Works at Facebook. (Submitted on August 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. An analysis: 50 years after the closing of Struthers Wells (The Titusville Herald, 2013). (Submitted on August 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 95 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on August 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.