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Crossville in Cumberland County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cumberland County's First Steam Engine

 
 
Cumberland County's First Steam Engine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 26, 2013
1. Cumberland County's First Steam Engine Marker
Inscription. This engine was brought to Cumberland County from Indianna by Samuel Cline about 1872. It powered a sawmill and grist mill at what was then Northville.

Donated to Cumberland County by Mason Hatfield in 1956.
 
Location. 35° 56.872′ N, 85° 1.56′ W. Marker is in Crossville, Tennessee, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 127) and East 2nd Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crossville TN 38555, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cumberland County at War (within shouting distance of this marker); Kemmer Stand / Tavern (approx. 6.4 miles away); Champ Ferguson (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Journey of the Bell (approx. 9.6 miles away); Pleasant Hill (approx. 9.6 miles away); Affair at Cumberland Mountain (approx. 9.6 miles away); Thomas "Big Foot" Spencer (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Cumberland County's First Steam Engine image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 26, 2013
2. Cumberland County's First Steam Engine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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