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Occoquan in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gearwheel Assembly

 
 
Gearwheel Assembly Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 30, 2019
1. Gearwheel Assembly Marker
Inscription.  This gearwheel is from one of the five water basins used at the Occoquan River Station water processing plant. Up to 40 million gallons of water were processed here on a daily basis from 1965 through 2009
 
Erected 2015 by Occoquan Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
 
Location. 38° 41.137′ N, 77° 15.732′ W. Marker is in Occoquan, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Mill Street, 0.1 miles west of Ellicott Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 458 Mill Street, Occoquan VA 22125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Occoquan (here, next to this marker); Town of Occoquan (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Historic Occoquan (here, next to this marker); Occoquan (here, next to this marker); Ellicott’s Mill (a few steps from this marker); The Dogue Indians
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Historic Occoquan (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Carbide Bunker (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Occoquan.
 
Gearwheel Assembly Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), November 30, 2019
2. Gearwheel Assembly Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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