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Sterling in Logan County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

"Dinkey Engine"

 
 
"Dinkey Engine" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 12, 2012
1. "Dinkey Engine" Marker
Inscription.  This engine given to the City of Sterling by the Great Eastern Sugar Company in commemoration of the industry’s contribution to the growth and prosperity of this area. This engine was used for many years hauling sugar beets within the factory compound.
Dedicated to our heritage this 19th day of September, 1981
Earl D. Franklin, Jr., Mayor
Coucil: Edith M. Evans • Marcia R. Luck • Leory R.. Reitz • Harold E. Sperber • Carl R. Waltz • William B. Williams

 
Erected by City of Sterling. (Marker Number 1981.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1981.
 
Location. 40° 37.059′ N, 103° 12.584′ W. Marker is in Sterling, Colorado, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Front Street and Factory Street (Colorado Highway 6) on South Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 South Front Street, Sterling CO 80751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx.
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0.4 miles away); Valley Station (approx. 1½ miles away); Old Sterling (approx. 1½ miles away); Original Building (approx. 1½ miles away); The Overland Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Indian Wars 1864-1869 (approx. 1.6 miles away); William Shaw Hadfield (approx. 2.9 miles away); Sterling’s First Public School (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sterling.
 
Dinkey Engine and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 26, 2012
2. Dinkey Engine and Marker
Dinkey Engine image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 26, 2012
3. Dinkey Engine
Dinkey Engine image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, November 26, 2012
4. Dinkey Engine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 797 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on December 29, 2012, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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