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Rogers Millwright Shop

 
 
Rogers Millwright Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Doran Howitt, March 2013
1. Rogers Millwright Shop Marker
Inscription.  The Rogers Millwright Shop was built in 1869, partly with materials from its predecessor on the site, the Passaic Paper Mill. Millwright Shop built and maintained the machinery used in locomotive production. Originally built as almost a duplicate of the erecting shop, it took on its present appearance after a fire in 1879.
The photo shows it as it was nearing completion in 1869.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 40° 54.75′ N, 74° 10.768′ W. Marker is in Paterson, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Spruce St and Market St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paterson NJ 07501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the Passaic Paper Mill Flume (here, next to this marker); Senator Frank R. Lautenberg Transportation Opportunity Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Rogers Works (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ivanhoe Wheelhouse (about 600
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feet away); Great Falls Raceway and Power System (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Ivanhoe Wheelhouse (about 600 feet away); Great Falls of the Passaic/S.U.M. Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Overlook Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paterson.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on footpath along Raceway (canal) behind the buildings.
 
Rogers Millwright Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Doran Howitt, April 3, 2013
2. Rogers Millwright Shop Marker
Rogers Millwright Shop image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Doran Howitt, March 1, 2013
3. Rogers Millwright Shop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2013, by D Howitt of Bergen County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 6, 2013, by D Howitt of Bergen County, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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