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Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gasholder House

 
 
Gasholder House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 8, 2007
1. Gasholder House Marker
Inscription.  
Within this 19th century
structure was a telescoping
iron tank that stored
manufactured coal gas until
needed to illuminate streets
and buildings in Troy

 
Erected 2007.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 42° 43.278′ N, 73° 41.401′ W. Marker is in Troy, New York, in Rensselaer County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson St and 5th Ave., on the right when traveling west on Jefferson St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Troy NY 12180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Norman Rockwell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Washington Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Rev. Peter Havermans (approx. ¼ mile away); Liberty Street Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wilson Farmhouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Uncle Sam” Wilson’s Home (approx. 0.4 miles away); E. & S. Wilson – Brick Manufactory
Gasholder House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, August 8, 2007
2. Gasholder House Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); 90 First Street (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Troy.
 
Also see . . .  Society for Industrial Archeology. (Submitted on June 17, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York.)
 
Additional keywords. Gas holder house
 
The Troy Gasholder House image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 25, 2005
3. The Troy Gasholder House
Gasholder House from Prospect Park image. Click for full size.
By Howard C. Ohlhous, May 28, 2008
4. Gasholder House from Prospect Park
Troy Gasholder House image. Click for full size.
Historic American Building Survey
5. Troy Gasholder House
The Troy Gasholder House was documented in the Historic American Building Survey as the "Troy Gas Light Company, Gasholder House". The Gasholder was one of the sites recorded by the Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) as part of the Mohawk-Hudson Area Survey during the summer of 1969.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. This page has been viewed 855 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 17, 2010, by Howard C. Ohlhous of Duanesburg, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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