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Webb City in Jasper County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Tri-State Mining District Water Pump

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
1. Tri-State Mining District Water Pump Marker
Inscription.  The overwhelming majority of the mining occurred below the water table therefore pumps were on constant call to purge the water from the floors of the mines. The water pump is a reminder of the incredible depths in which the ore was found underground in the Tri-State Mining District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 8.814′ N, 94° 27.531′ W. Marker is in Webb City, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Broadway Street (Old U.S. 66) and North Devon Street. Marker is located at Webb City Historical Mining Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 E Broadway St, Webb City MO 64870, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tri-State Mining District Hoist (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Rock Drill (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of Marion E. Perry and William H. Perry (a few steps from this marker); History of Webb City (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Ore Bucket
Tri-State Mining District Water Pump Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
2. Tri-State Mining District Water Pump Marker
Close up of marker with the pump
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(a few steps from this marker); Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Conveyor Wheel (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb City Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Webb City.
 
Tri-State Mining District Water Pump Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
3. Tri-State Mining District Water Pump Marker
Marker is located at Webb City Historical Mining Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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