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Waterville in Kennebec County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Lombard Log Hauler

 
 
Lombard Log Hauler Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Jackson, March 27, 2020
1. Lombard Log Hauler Marker
Inscription.  
Lombard Log Hauler
Circa 1926
Mfg. By A.O. Lombard
Waterville, ME
Dedicated Dec. 2, 1981

 
Erected 1981.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestryIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 44° 32.807′ N, 69° 38.024′ W. Marker is in Waterville, Maine, in Kennebec County. Marker is at the intersection of Bridge Streeet (U.S. 201) and Front Street (U.S. 201), on the right when traveling west on Bridge Streeet. Marker is on the right as you travel West over the bridge coming from Winslow, ME. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Water Place, Waterville ME 04901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Immigration (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waterville Maine Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Waterville Maine WWI Marker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Waterville Maine Veteran's Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Two Cent Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Halifax Park
Lombard Log Hauler Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Jackson, August 17, 2020
2. Lombard Log Hauler Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Fort Halifax (approx. 0.6 miles away); Heritage of the Kennebec River (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waterville.
 
Regarding Lombard Log Hauler. The Lombard Steam Log Hauler, patented 21 May 1901, was the first successful commercial application of a continuous track for vehicle propulsion. The concept was later used for military tanks during World War I and for agricultural tractors and construction equipment following the war.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lombard Steam Log Hauler (Wikipedia). (Submitted on March 29, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Alvin Orlando Lombard (Wikipedia). (Submitted on March 29, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Lombard Log Hauler Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Jackson, March 27, 2020
3. Lombard Log Hauler Marker
Front View of Lombard Log Hauler image. Click for full size.
By David Jackson, August 17, 2020
4. Front View of Lombard Log Hauler
Side view of Lombard Log Hauler with Marker. image. Click for full size.
By David Jackson, August 17, 2020
5. Side view of Lombard Log Hauler with Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2020, by David Jackson of Smithfield, Maine. This page has been viewed 128 times since then. Last updated on September 12, 2020, by David Jackson of Smithfield, Maine. Photos:   1. submitted on March 29, 2020, by David Jackson of Smithfield, Maine.   2. submitted on September 7, 2020, by David Jackson of Smithfield, Maine.   3. submitted on March 29, 2020, by David Jackson of Smithfield, Maine.   4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2020, by David Jackson of Smithfield, Maine. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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