Pittsburg in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Wilkinson Coal Company Steam Shovel
This shovel was donated by Wilkinson Inc in order to create a permanent symbol of our southeast Kansas coal mining heritage
McNally Pittsburg Inc was responsible for the relocation and renovation of the shovel to its present condition
July 4 1982
Location. 37° 25.957′ N, 94° 42.773′ W. Marker is in Pittsburg, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on U.S. 69/160, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker and shovel are at the Crawford County Historical Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 651 South US Highway 69, Pittsburg KS 66762, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pittsburg Kansas (a few steps from this marker); Cow Creek Skirmish (a few steps from this marker); H. R. Brown's Grocery Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Green Elm School, District 41 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fuller American Legion Post #64 Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); All American Veterans (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dr. Paul B. Leffler Rotary Park (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburg.
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Also see . . . Coal Mining in Kansas. (Submitted on April 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 26, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.