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Rensselaer in Jasper County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Rensselaer Power Plant

1939

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
1. Rensselaer Power Plant Marker
Inscription.
Incorporated as a municipal
steam power plant in 1898.
Changed to diesel power in 1925.
Remodeled and enlarged in 1939.
Chas S Chamberlin • Superintendent
Louis C Ramp • Asst Superintendent
J W Moore & Son • Consulting Engineers
Howard S Garns • Architect
W R Dunkin & Son Inc • Contractors
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Conrad Kelener • Mayor
John R Merritt • Clerk•Treasurer
Robert Wright • City Attorney
Councilmen
Chas R Benjamin
Ross Rowen
Harry Swartzell
Marion Irwin
Albert Abbott

 
Erected by City of Rensselaer.
 
Location. 40° 56.363′ N, 87° 9.28′ W. Marker is in Rensselaer, Indiana, in Jasper County. Marker is on Van Rensselaer Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Power plant is opposite the public library (Van Rensselaer and Susan Streets). Marker is in this post office area: Rensselaer IN 47978, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Van Rensselaer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trinity United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Jasper County World War Memorial
Rensselaer Power Plant Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
2. Rensselaer Power Plant Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Jasper County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Frederick Hanley (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Cabin in Rensselaer (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Robert H. Milroy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rensselaer.
 
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Rensselaer Power Plant Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
3. Rensselaer Power Plant Markers
Rensselaer Power Plant 1949 Addition Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
4. Rensselaer Power Plant 1949 Addition Marker
Rensselaer Power Plant 1969 Addition Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
5. Rensselaer Power Plant 1969 Addition Marker
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By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
6. Rensselaer Power Plant
Rensselaer Power Plant image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
7. Rensselaer Power Plant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 989 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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