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Harrod in Allen County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

1905 Shay Engine

Serial No. 1568

 
 
1905 Shay Engine Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
1. 1905 Shay Engine Marker
Inscription.
Built at the Lima Locomotive Works
Lima, Ohio
for Tioga Lumber Company
Nicholas County, West Virginia

Purchased by the Auglaize Township
Historical Society in 1996

 
Erected by Auglaize Township Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 42.568′ N, 83° 55.288′ W. Marker is in Harrod, Ohio, in Allen County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 2nd Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in Railroad Heritage Park, under the shelter. Marker is in this post office area: Harrod OH 45850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Workman's Crew Caboose (a few steps from this marker); Harrod Veterans Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); USS Texas (CGN 39) (within shouting distance of this marker); LaFayette - Jackson Township Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); P-39 Airacobra Crash Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); McKee's Hill (approx. 4.9 miles away); Headwaters of the Auglaize River (approx. 5 miles away); The Hog Creek Settlement (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrod.
 
Also see . . .
1905 Shay Engine and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
2. 1905 Shay Engine and Marker

1. Lima Locomotive Works. (Submitted on April 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Lima Locomotive Works. (Submitted on April 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Shay Locomotive No. 1568. (Submitted on April 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyIndustry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars
 
Crew Compartment of 1905 Shay Engine image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 10, 2009
3. Crew Compartment of 1905 Shay Engine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,329 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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