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Elk City in Beckham County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Road Grader

National Route 66 Museum & Old Town Museum

 
 
Road Grader Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 11, 2020
1. Road Grader Marker
Inscription.  

Sold to the city of Elk City by C.H. Nesser for $10.00 in 1931.

This grader was used to help build Route 66 in 1926.

C.H. Nesser was grandfather to Norman, Harold and Herman Nesser, (sons of Ernie Nesser) and Neil, Ray and Ron Nesser (sons of Carl Nesser)
 
Erected by C.H. Nesser Family.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the U.S. Route 66 🛣️ series list.
 
Location. 35° 24.732′ N, 99° 26.242′ W. Marker is in Elk City, Oklahoma, in Beckham County. Marker is on U.S. 66, on the left when traveling east. The marker is on the grounds of the National Route 66 Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elk City OK 73648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 018 Cowtown (within shouting distance of this marker); Bob Potter · Mel Patterson · I.A. "Pat" Patterson (within shouting distance of this marker); Cruze Farm House History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Wooden Home

Road Grader Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 11, 2020
2. Road Grader Marker
(about 400 feet away); "Western Cattle Trail" (about 400 feet away); Rock Bluff School (about 400 feet away); The Anadarko Basin (about 400 feet away); 1950's Model Train Replica of Elk City's Downtown District (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elk City.
 
Nearby National Route 66 Museum Sign image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 11, 2020
3. Nearby National Route 66 Museum Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 13, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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