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Gunnison in Gunnison County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Jaw Crusher

 
 
Jaw Crusher Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
1. Jaw Crusher Marker
Inscription.  

Used to crush rocks to prepare the ore
for milling. Run from power source by way
of a V-Belt to drive the piston action that
crushed the rock. Also contains a counterweight
wheel for added power needed to crush the rock.

 
Erected by Gunnison Pioneer Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 32.637′ N, 106° 55.062′ W. Marker is in Gunnison, Colorado, in Gunnison County. Marker is on Adams Street south of Tomichi Avenue (U.S. 50), on the left when traveling south. Marker is on the grounds of the Gunnison Pioneer Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 East Tomichi Avenue, Gunnison CO 81230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Pump (here, next to this marker); Bell Grinder (here, next to this marker); Jaw Crusher-Roll Jaw- (here, next to this marker); Mine Ore Cart (here, next to this marker); Potato Digger (a few steps from this marker); Potato Planter
Jaw Crusher and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
2. Jaw Crusher and Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Rainbow Route Sign (within shouting distance of this marker); Engine #268 (Cinderella) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gunnison.
 
Also see . . .
1. Crusher at Wikipedia. (Submitted on October 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Gunnison Pioneer Museum. (Submitted on October 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Jaw Crusher and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 11, 2020
3. Jaw Crusher and Marker
At right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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