Coal Car Hoist Historical

Coal Car Hoist Historical (HM1SSC)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 11.203', W 80° 25.866'

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The coal car hoist was the force that pulled the cars out of the mine. Each hoist used a large winch-like structure that was originally powered by steam. The picture you see below is of two miners being pulled out of the mine by the hoist system.
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HM NumberHM1SSC
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Placed ByParks & Recreation, Montgomery County, VA
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 26th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 550494 N 4115737
Decimal Degrees37.18671667, -80.43110000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 11.203', W 80° 25.866'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 11' 12.18" N, 80° 25' 51.96" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Huckleberry Trail, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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