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Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory

Approx. 1815-1900

 
 
Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 31, 2013
1. Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory Marker
Inscription. Through the arched doorway mules pulled carts of scrap iron from England. Water powered the machinery. European immigrants and black slaves provided the labor. The nails, wire and horseshoes were famous throughput the South.
Sign donated by St. Catherine's School
 
Erected by James River Park System.
 
Location. 37° 31.737′ N, 77° 27.113′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Tredegar Street 0.3 miles west of South 5th Street. Touch for map. Located on Belle Isle which can be reached via a pedestrian bridge from the north bank of the river. Marker is at or near this postal address: 470 Tredegar Street, Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ironworks Oil House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cannon over the Camp (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Canons and Corpses (about 400 feet away); Hollywood Rapids (about 600 feet away); Native American Fishing (about 600 feet away); Belle Isle Hydro Plant (about 800 feet away); Historic Belle Isle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quarry Equipment (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 31, 2013
2. Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory Marker
Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 31, 2013
3. Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 1, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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