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Cookeville in Putnam County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Steam Tractor 1886

 
 
Steam Tractor 1886 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deanna Lack, July 10, 2014
1. Steam Tractor 1886 Marker
Inscription.  Made by: Advance Thresher Co.
Battle Creek, MI
#212F
Powered by wood or coal
13hp, runs up to 5 mph
Brought here from Gallatin, TN
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureRoads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 36° 7.819′ N, 85° 28.785′ W. Marker is in Cookeville, Tennessee, in Putnam County. Marker is on Salem Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1750 Salem Road, Cookeville TN 38501, Cookeville TN 38501, 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. Old Salem Methodist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Capshaw School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Buck's College (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of WHUB Radio's First Studios (approx. 2˝ miles away); Putnam County Revolutionary Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); Putnam County's Third and Fourth Courthouses (approx. 2˝ miles away); Putnam County Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); Veterans Statue (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cookeville.
 
Steam Tractor 1886 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deanna Lack, July 10, 2014
2. Steam Tractor 1886 Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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