Clay Pit Bucket Tower

Clay Pit Bucket Tower (HM15IW)

Location: Austin, TX 78701 Travis County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 16.325', W 97° 46.138'

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This tower and two others supported a cable conveyor that brought clay from pits south of the Colorado river to a brick making facility nearby. A. J. Zilker installed the system in 1902. In 1912, the Butler Brick Company leased his plant, operating the tower system until 1942.
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HM NumberHM15IW
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 11:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 618409 N 3349576
Decimal Degrees30.27208333, -97.76896667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 16.325', W 97° 46.138'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 16' 19.50" N, 97° 46' 8.28" W
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Area Code(s)512
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106 Ann and Roy Butler Hike and Bike Trail, Austin TX 78701, US
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