West Milford in Passaic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Water Wheel Pit
Abandoned project to replace two lower water wheels with one water wheel twice their size.
Location. 41° 8.819′ N, 74° 18.656′ W. Marker is in West Milford, New Jersey, in Passaic County. Marker is on Greenwood Lake Turnpike, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located on a trail in the Long Pond Ironworks Historic District. Marker is in this post office area: West Milford NJ 07480, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Water Power (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ringwood Furnaces at Hewitt (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Furnace (about 500 feet away); Hasenclever Iron Trail (about 500 feet away); Weighing Scale Remains (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Company Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Long House Ruins (approx. ¼ mile away); Steam Powered Sawmill Remains (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Milford.
Also see . . . The Friends of Long Pond Ironworks website. (Submitted on June 13, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 13, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.