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Safety Follows Wisdom

Portland Cement Association Safety Trophy

 
 
Safety Follows Wisdom Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 21, 2015
1. Safety Follows Wisdom Monument
Inscription.  

Awarded
Lehigh Portland Cement Company
Union Bridge, Md. Plant
for a perfect safety record
in 1932

Reawarded for a perfect safety record in
1933 · 193x · 193x · 1939 · 1940 · 1941 · 1942 · 1945 · 1946 · 1947 · 1948 · 1949 · 1950 · 1951 · 1952 · 1953 · 1954 · 1958 · 1960 · 1961 · 1962 · 1963 · 1965 · 1968 · 1975 · 1983 · 1997


 
Erected 1932 by Portland Cement Association.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the "Safety Follows Wisdom" Portland Cement Association Safety Trophies series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1932.
 
Location. 39° 33.915′ N, 77° 10.732′ W. Marker is in Union Bridge, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 75) and White Street, on the left when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 South Main Street, Union Bridge MD 21791, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blue Ridge College Bell (within shouting distance of this marker);
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World's First Reaping Machine (approx. 0.3 miles away); Western Maryland Railway Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Reaping Machine (approx. half a mile away); “Pipe Creek Meeting” (approx. half a mile away); Elmer A. Wolfe High School (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Bridge.
 
Also see . . .  Cement industry honors... Union Bridge Cement Plant (2014). (Submitted on December 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Safety Follows Wisdom Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 21, 2015
2. Safety Follows Wisdom Monument
At far right of photo, near flag pole
Lehigh Portland Cement Company, Union Bridge Plant image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 21, 2015
3. Lehigh Portland Cement Company, Union Bridge Plant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 430 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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