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

Tri-State Mining District Conveyor Wheel

 
 
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By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
1. Tri-State Mining District Conveyor Wheel Marker
Inscription.  Once the ore buckets came to the surface the contents went through the mill. The purpose of the mills that dotted the landscape was to separate the various rocks and minerals always concentrating on the valuable lead and zinc ore. These concentrations plants separated millions upon millions of waste rock and ore. The ore would go through a series of processes powered by wheels turning conveyor belts.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 8.823′ N, 94° 27.546′ W. Marker is in Webb City, Missouri, in Jasper County. Marker is at the intersection of East Daugherty Street and North Devon Street, on the right when traveling east on East Daugherty Street. Marker is located at Webb City Historical Mining Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 502 E Daugherty 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 Ore Bucket (a few steps from this marker); Welcome Visitors to Webb City, MO, Our "Gem" of the Ozarks (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated to the Memory of Marion E. Perry and William H. Perry
Tri-State Mining District Conveyor Wheel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jason Voigt, April 5, 2021
2. Tri-State Mining District Conveyor Wheel Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Hoist (a few steps from this marker); Tri-State Mining District Rock Drill (within shouting distance of this marker); Tri-State Mining District Water Pump (within shouting distance of 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.
 
 
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 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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