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Navy Yard in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Expanding Gate Valve

 
 
Expanding Gate Valve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. Expanding Gate Valve Marker
Inscription.
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
To advance the safe transportation of energy and other hazardous materials

Expanding Gate Valve

Utilized on a filter skid in a liquid petroleum gas system in Texas City, Texas from the early 1990's until 2013.

Expanding gate valves were patented in the 1940's
Gift of Marathon Pipe Line, LLC
Findlay, Ohio

 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.527′ N, 77° 0.057′ W. Marker is in Navy Yard, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 3rd Street SE north of Tingey Street SE, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ships' Wheels (a few steps from this marker); Suspension Bridge (a few steps from this marker); 1806 (a few steps from this marker); 1775 (a few steps from this marker); 1804-1806 (a few steps from this marker); Four Bicycles and a Three-Wheeler
Expanding Gate Valve Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. Expanding Gate Valve Marker
(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named 1804-1806 (within shouting distance of this marker); 1969 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Navy Yard.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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