Salamander (HM26QA)

Location: Lake Oswego, OR 97034 Clackamas County
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N 45° 24.66', W 122° 39.631'

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This mass of solidified iron from the hearth of the Oswego furnace is known as a 'Salamander'. It is named after a mythological amphibian that lived in fire. Salamanders often formed in the bottom of 19th Century iron furnaces and were removed, with great effort, when they threatened to block the tap hole.
HM NumberHM26QA
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Date Added Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 526564 N 5028664
Decimal Degrees45.41100000, -122.66051667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 24.66', W 122° 39.631'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 24' 39.6" N, 122° 39' 37.86" W
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Area Code(s)503
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 611 N State St, Lake Oswego OR 97034, US
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