First Power Mill for the Manufacture of Knit Fabrics

First Power Mill for the Manufacture of Knit Fabrics (HM7AZ)

Location: Cohoes, NY 12047 Albany County
Country: United States of America

N 42° 46.449', W 73° 42.134'

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First Power Mill
- for the -
Manufacture of Knit Fabrics
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Erected in 1843, By Egberts & Bailey
Inventors of the Power Knitting
Machine in 1832.
?? ? ? ?? ? ? ?? ? ? ?? ? ? · Hand operated knitting machines were
invented by Rev. William Lee of England
in 1589 and were condemned by Queen
Elizabeth and the British Parliament.
Constant attempts to apply power to
these machines failed until the
ingenuity of Cohoes inventors solved
the problem.
From this mill the knitting industy
spread worldwide.
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HM NumberHM7AZ
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Year Placed1929
Placed ByCity of Cohoes
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 8:59pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 606166 N 4736551
Decimal Degrees42.77415000, -73.70223333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 46.449', W 73° 42.134'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 46' 26.94" N, 73° 42' 8.04" W
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Area Code(s)518
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 970-1006 Ogden Mills Plaza, Cohoes NY 12047, US
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