Site of Eagle Point Gang Plow Factory

Site of Eagle Point Gang Plow Factory (HM2FCZ)

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N 41° 59.628', W 89° 40.798'

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In the pioneer village of Eagle Point, named because of an eagle's nest on a point of timber near here, Naaman Spencer, inventor of the gang plow, started manufacturing it here, 1868. Spencer, also was the first to use a steam engine, a Gates, pulled by oxen, for threshing, 1855.
Year Placed1976
Placed ByEagle Point Township Board
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Date Added Thursday, April 4th, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 278021 N 4652562
Decimal Degrees41.99380000, -89.67996667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 59.628', W 89° 40.798'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 59' 37.68" N, 89° 40' 47.88" W
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