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Sterling in Logan County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

“Dinkey Engine”

 
 
"Dinkey Engine" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 12, 2012
1. "Dinkey Engine" Marker
Inscription. This engine given to the City of Sterling by the Great Eastern Sugar Company in commemoration of the industry’s contribution to the growth and prosperity of this area. This engine was used for many years hauling sugar beets within the factory compound.
Dedicated to our heritage this 19th day of September, 1981
Earl D. Franklin, Jr., Mayor
Coucil: Edith M. Evans • Marcia R. Luck • Leory R.. Reitz • Harold E. Sperber • Carl R. Waltz • William B. Williams

 
Erected by City of Sterling. (Marker Number 1981.)
 
Location. 40° 37.059′ N, 103° 12.584′ W. Marker is in Sterling, Colorado, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Front Street and Factory Street (Colorado Highway 6) on South Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 South Front Street, Sterling CO 80751, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Valley Station (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Overland Trail (approx. 1.6 miles away); Indian Wars 1864-1869 (approx. 1.6 miles away); William Shaw Hadfield (approx.
Dinkey Engine and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 26, 2012
2. Dinkey Engine and Marker
2.9 miles away); Sterling’s First Public School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Battle of Summit Springs (approx. 6.4 miles away); Fort Wicked (approx. 14.9 miles away).
 
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Dinkey Engine image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 26, 2012
3. Dinkey Engine
Dinkey Engine image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 26, 2012
4. Dinkey Engine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on December 29, 2012, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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