Jamestown in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Broadhead Power House
Erected 2015 by Jamestown Historical Marker Committee.
Location. 42° 5.883′ N, 79° 15.159′ W. Marker is in Jamestown, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairmount Avenue and West 8th Street, on the left when traveling west on Fairmount Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Fairmount Avenue, Jamestown NY 14701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Log Cabin 1810 (within shouting distance of this marker); American Revolution (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); De Longueuil Expedition (about 500 feet away); Steamboat Landing (about 700 feet away); Celoron Expedition The First Metal Furniture Factory (approx. ¼ mile away); The Car Barns (approx. ¼ mile away); West Third Street Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jamestown.
Regarding Broadhead Power House. The interurban lines on both sides of Lake Chautauqua were the Chautauqua Traction (south/west side) and the Jamestown, Westfield & Northwestern Railroad (north/east side). Reference: Denney,
John D.,Jr., "Traction Distraction," in the National Railway Bulletin, vol.65 no.4, National Railway Historical Society, 2000.
Also see . . . Jamestown, Westfield & Northwestern Railroad - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 179 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2016, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.