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Ransomville in Niagara County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Swigert's Evaporator

 
 
Swigert's Evaporator Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 14, 2014
1. Swigert's Evaporator Marker
Inscription. c. 1902, John and Henry Swigert built an evaporator, one of the world's largest apple dryers, and in 1905 a cooperage. Both were destroyed by fire in 1927. The Grange Hall survived.
 
Location. 43° 14.338′ N, 78° 54.684′ W. Marker is in Ransomville, New York, in Niagara County. Marker is on Youngstown Lockport Road (New York State Route 93) 0.1 miles west of Ransomville Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ransomville NY 14131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Traveler's Home (within shouting distance of this marker); The Site of W.H.H. Ransom & Sons, (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Funeral Parlor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Those Who Served in the World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grain Mills (approx. mile away); The Site Of Niagara Poultry Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ransomville Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fowler Sawmill (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ransomville.
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
Westward View Swigert's Evaporator Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 14, 2014
2. Westward View Swigert's Evaporator Marker
The site is vacant at the roadside. There is a sign on the nearby utility pole warning against trespassers. The Traveler's Home marker is at the white house farther in the distance.
Eastward View Swigert's Evaporator Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 14, 2014
3. Eastward View Swigert's Evaporator Marker
Marker obscured by wood utility pole.
Swigert's Evaporator Marker and Site image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, March 14, 2014
4. Swigert's Evaporator Marker and Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 31, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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