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Climax Locomotives

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
1. Climax Locomotives Marker
Inscription. Over 1000 geared steam locomotives were built at the Climax plant here from 1888 to 1928. These were widely used on logging railroads in the United States and other countries. By making new areas accessible to large-scale lumbering, geared locomotives were a key to the industry's growth.
 
Erected 1987 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 41° 55.188′ N, 79° 38.611′ W. Marker is in Corry, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Pennsylvania Route 77) and North 1st Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corry PA 16407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joshua M. Merrill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oil Creek Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Creation of the Pennsylvania Game Commission (approx. 0.4 miles away); Corry State Fish Hatchery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Robert Houghwout Jackson (approx. 7.4 miles away); Old State Line (approx. 10.2 miles away); Drake Well Park (approx. 10.7 miles away); Panama Rocks (approx. 13.3 miles away in New York). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corry.
 
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Climax Locomotives Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 20, 2013
2. Climax Locomotives Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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