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The Bulldozer Press

 
 
The Bulldozer Press Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
1. The Bulldozer Press Marker
Inscription.  The earth-moving machine we call a "bulldozer" got its name from this type of press. This bulldozer press made by Williams and White, shapes and straightens pieces of metal.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 32.122′ N, 77° 26.772′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. It is in Gambles Hill. Marker can be reached from Tredegar Street, 0.1 miles South 5th Street. This marker is located outside the Civil War Visitor Center at Tredegar Iron Works. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 470 Tredegar Street, Richmond VA 23219, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tredegar in 1951 (a few steps from this marker); Francis Turbine (a few steps from this marker); Adapting Power (a few steps from this marker); Early Industrial Patterns (a few steps from this marker); Belle Isle and Old Dominion Iron and Nail Works (a few steps from this marker); President Lincoln Visits Richmond (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Historic Tredegar (within shouting distance of this marker); Belle Isle Prison (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
The Bulldozer Press and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
2. The Bulldozer Press and Marker
The Bulldozer Press image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
3. The Bulldozer Press
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,060 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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