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Walton Hauling & Warehouse Corporation

 
 
Walton Hauling & Warehouse Corporation Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
1. Walton Hauling & Warehouse Corporation Marker
Inscription.  Wellington Walton established this company with one horse and a wagon in 1879 at the 14th Street Theatre to service the thriving vaudeville and burlesque entertainment of that time. Under the leadership of Eugene A. Walton, followed by his son Eugene W. Walton, the company expanded to move and store thousands of stage sets of radio dramas, television shows and motion pictures.

It is still a family owned business under the leadership of son Eugene P. Walton and grandson Steven Hackenjos. The company continues to service the entertainment industry in New York.
 
Erected 2004.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
 
Location. 40° 45.826′ N, 73° 59.829′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. It is in Hell's Kitchen. Marker is on West 46th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 609 W 46th St, New York NY 10036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Propeller (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Queen Elizabeth (about 600 feet away); Aquitania
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(about 600 feet away); RMS Queen Mary (about 600 feet away); Paris (about 600 feet away); SS United States (about 600 feet away); La Touraine (about 700 feet away); Grumman F-14D Super Tomcat (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Walton Hauling & Warehouse Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By R. C.
2. Walton Hauling & Warehouse Building
Plaque is next to the front door.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. This page has been viewed 1,665 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2008, by Ronald Claiborne of College Station, Texas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 12, 2024