Founded by John Bloomﬁeld Jervis
—Born Huntington, N.Y. 1795 — Died Rome, N.Y. 1885 —An eminent canal, railway and waterworks engineer, he began his career in connection with the Erie Canal construction at Rome in 1817. He was chief engineer for the completion of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, and for the original Croton Aqueduct system for New York, including the famous High Bridge over the Harlem River. His invention of the "bogie truck" made possible the great speed subsequently attained by railway locomotives.
|Placed By||Jervis Library Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 12:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18T E 463121 N 4785199|
|Decimal Degrees||43.21868333, -75.45406667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 43° 13.121', W 75° 27.244'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||43° 13' 7.26" N, 75° 27' 14.64" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 613 N Washington St, Rome NY 13440, US|
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