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Gambles Hill in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Bulldozer Press

 
 
The Bulldozer Press Marker image. Click for full size.
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 Gambles Hill in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Tredegar Street 0.1 miles from 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); Historic Tredegar (within shouting distance of this marker); President Lincoln Visits Richmond
The Bulldozer Press and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
2. The Bulldozer Press and Marker
(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 Gambles Hill.
 
The Bulldozer Press image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
3. The Bulldozer Press
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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