“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Shelby in Shelby County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)

Steam Engine

Steam Engine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, October 11, 2014
1. Steam Engine Marker
Manufactured in Birmingham by Hardie-Tynes Co.

Shelby Iron Company utilized steam power to operate the machine stop and other equipment.

Erected by Historic Shelby Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 33° 6.73′ N, 86° 35.63′ W. Marker is in Shelby, Alabama, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route 308 and County Route 42, on the left when traveling east on County Route 308. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10268 Hwy 42, Shelby AL 35143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Machine Shop Smoke Stack (a few steps from this marker); Calera & Shelby Railroad (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shelby County Courthouse (approx. 4.6 miles away); Columbiana, Alabama (approx. 4.6 miles away); Shelby Furnaces (approx. 4.6 miles away); Shelby County War Memorial
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(approx. 4.7 miles away); Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); To The Memory of General Jackson (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelby.
Also see . . .  Shelby Iron Works website. (Submitted on December 6, 2014, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2014, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 282 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 6, 2014, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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