Rensselaer in Jasper County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Rensselaer Power Plant
steam power plant in 1898.
Changed to diesel power in 1925.
Remodeled and enlarged in 1939.
Chas S Chamberlin • Superintendent
Louis C Ramp • Asst Superintendent
J W Moore & Son • Consulting Engineers
Howard S Garns • Architect
W R Dunkin & Son Inc • Contractors
Conrad Kelener • Mayor
John R Merritt • Clerk•Treasurer
Robert Wright • City Attorney
Chas R Benjamin
Erected by City of Rensselaer.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce.
Location. 40° 56.363′ N, 87° 9.28′ W. Marker is in Rensselaer, Indiana, in Jasper County. Marker is on Van Rensselaer Street, on the right when traveling north. Power plant is opposite the public library (Van Rensselaer and Susan Streets). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rensselaer IN 47978, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers James Van Rensselaer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Jasper County World War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Jasper County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Frederick Hanley (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Cabin in Rensselaer (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Robert H. Milroy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rensselaer.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,075 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.