Troy in Rensselaer County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
structure was a telescoping
iron tank that stored
manufactured coal gas until
needed to illuminate streets
and buildings in Troy
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable 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 Manufactory90 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
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.