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

Tri-State Mining District Hoist

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
1. Tri-State Mining District Hoist Marker
Inscription.  The hoist was the powerful mechanical engine that propelled the ore bucket up and down the shaft which was the busy vertical highway of the lead and zinc mines. The hoist had tremendous power to dead lift a full ore bucket. In addition the hoist transported the miners, tools and explosives to the mine floor.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 8.813′ N, 94° 27.539′ 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. Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Water Pump (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Ore Bucket (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of Marion E. Perry and William H. Perry
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
2. Tri-State Mining District Hoist Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Conveyor Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Rock Drill (a few steps from this marker); History of Webb City (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb City Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Webb City.
 
Tri-State Mining District Hoist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
3. Tri-State Mining District Hoist 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 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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