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Pilot Wheel from the Steamer Capital (1879-1945)

 
 
Pilot Wheel from the Steamer Capital (1879-1945) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
1. Pilot Wheel from the Steamer Capital (1879-1945) Marker
Inscription.  
Pilot Wheel from the Steamer Capital 1879-1945
Built in Cincinnati Ohio

Three boilers each 47"X28' — 5 flues
Stern paddlewheel 21'
Diameter 28' buckets
257.2' X 40.6' X 6'
Draws 24" light
 
Erected by Museum of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 34.296′ N, 90° 27.807′ W. Marker is near St. Louis, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Marker can be reached from Barrett Station Road east of Old Dougherty Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3015 Barrett Station Road, Saint Louis MO 63122, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. #662 (within shouting distance of this marker); URTX #37144 (within shouting distance of this marker); MCHX #117 (within shouting distance of this marker); #1582 (within shouting distance of this marker); ACFX #26640 (within shouting distance of this marker); #6117
Pilot Wheel from the Steamer Capital (1879-1945) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2019
2. Pilot Wheel from the Steamer Capital (1879-1945) Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); #1082 (within shouting distance of this marker); UTLX #3882 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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