Steam Engine of the Florida Manufacturing Company

Steam Engine of the Florida Manufacturing Company (HMBMC)

Location: Madison, FL 32340 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 27.612', W 83° 24.805'

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Across Range Street, this Unit was used in Cotton and Peanut processing until 1919 and later carried to Taylor County for use in the Lumber Industry. With a 5-foot Piston Stroke and a 16-foot Drive Wheel, this 500 HP Engine pulled 65 Gins in the World's Largest Sea Island Cotton Processing Plant. It was given to the Society by Earl Lee Loughridge and installed by Jesse Hughey and Paul McClune.
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HM NumberHMBMC
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Placed ByMadison County Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 1:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 268279 N 3372255
Decimal Degrees30.46020000, -83.41341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 27.612', W 83° 24.805'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 27' 36.72" N, 83° 24' 48.30" W
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Area Code(s)850
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 SW Willie Clare Coprland St, Madison FL 32340, US
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