Franklin in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Buﬀalo Cupola & Forge Blower
September 12, 2012
Designed for applications that require blasts of air for long distances. Used in coal mining industry to force fresh air into the shafts.
Erected 2012 by Miners Hall Museum.
Location. 37° 31.246′ N, 94° 42.375′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kansas, in Crawford County. Marker is on 7th Street west of Broadway (Business U.S. 69), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the Miners Hall Museum at the Franklin Community Center. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin KS 66735, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coal Mine Hoist (here, next to this marker); Dragline Bucket (a few steps from this marker); Church Bell from St. Philip Neri Catholic Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Franklin Sidewalk (about 400 feet away); Franklin Community Park Sign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trolley / Street Car Rails (approx. 0.2 miles away); William B. and Athlyn C. Pritchett (approx. 0.2 miles away); Franklin Grade School and Playground (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Also see . . . Miners Hall Museum, Franklin KS. (Submitted on March 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.