NYC Crane, "GCT-1"

NYC Crane, "GCT-1" (HM1OJR)

Location: Danbury, CT 06810 Fairfield County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 23.837', W 73° 27.005'

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NYC Crane, "GCT-1"

Built in 1914 by Industrial Crane Works of Michigan, it is 90 feet long and is capable of moving 100 tons. It moved using third-rail power, but crane operation was powered by several large batteries on the roof. The short, stocky booms of the double ended crane show the designer's intentiions for tunnel use. Of the three cranes like this ever built, this is the only one that survived the scrapper's torch.
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HM NumberHM1OJR
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Placed ByDanbury Railway Museum
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 11th, 2015 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 629566 N 4584019
Decimal Degrees41.39728333, -73.45008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 23.837', W 73° 27.005'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 23' 50.22" N, 73° 27' 0.3" W
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Area Code(s)203
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 32 Patriot Dr, Danbury CT 06810, US
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