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Monterrey in Municipality of Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico — The Northeast
 

Foundry Crucible No. 4

 
 
Foundry Crucible No. 4 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
1. Foundry Crucible No. 4 Marker
Inscription.  

Olla de Fundición No 4
Construida por The Whiting Foundry Company y vendida a la Cia. Fundidora en 1901, la olla número 4 del departamento de Fundición era utilizada para vaciar el fierro líquido a otra de menor tamaño y dar paso a la fabricación de diversas piezas de fierro vaciado. Está revestida interiormente de ladrillo refractario para soportar las altas temperaturas que se generaba en su interior.

English translation:
Foundry Crucible No. 4
Built by The Whiting Foundry Company and sold to the Monterrey Foundry Company in 1901, Crucible Number 4 of the Foundry Department was used to empty the liquid iron into a smaller sized crucible as a way to manufacture various pieces of cast iron. It is lined internally with refractory brick to withstand the high temperatures that were generated inside.
 
Erected by Parque Fundidora.
 
Location. 25° 40.613′ N, 100° 17.354′ W. Marker is in Monterrey, Nuevo León, in Municipality of Monterrey. Marker is at the intersection
Foundry Crucible No. 4 and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 24, 2019
2. Foundry Crucible No. 4 and Marker
of Avenida Fundidora and Adolfo Prieto, on the right when traveling north on Avenida Fundidora. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monterrey, Nuevo León 64000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foundry Crucible No. 9 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fray Cristóbal Bellido y Fajardo (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); The Purísima Bridge (approx. 1.8 kilometers away); Eugenio Castillón and Venustiano Carranza (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); Epigmenio R. Melo (approx. 2.1 kilometers away); House of the Eagles (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Juan José Hinojosa (approx. 2.2 kilometers away); Retreat Position of the Mexican Army (approx. 2.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monterrey.
 
Also see . . .  Fundidora Park at the World Monuments Fund. (Submitted on October 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 27, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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