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Franklin in Crawford County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Coal Mine Hoist

 
 
Coal Mine Hoist Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 15, 2014
1. Coal Mine Hoist Marker
Inscription.

Moved from Chicopee to present location
July 19, 2012

The hoist had cables on the drum that were used to raise and lower coal cars from the mine, Circa Late 1800s-Early 1900s

 
Erected by Miners Hall Museum.
 
Location. 37° 31.248′ N, 94° 42.378′ 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 at or near this postal address: 701 South Broadway, Franklin KS 66735, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dragline Bucket (here, next to this marker); Buffalo Cupola & Forge Blower (here, next to 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 . . .
Coal Mine Hoist and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 15, 2014
2. Coal Mine Hoist and Marker
 Miners Hall Museum, Franklin KS. (Submitted on March 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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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 241 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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