Coke Ovens
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 40° 04.264 W 079° 45.716
17T E 605572 N 4436379
Quick Description: Some quick facts about the near by bee-hive ovens and coke.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2012 10:03:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMFG76
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 7

Long Description:
Coke Ovens

The bee-hive ovens nearby are typical of the region. Coke was first made from coal near Connellsville in this type oven about 1840. Since 1870 use of coke has been vital to steel making.
Marker Name: Coke Ovens

County: Fayette

Date Dedicated: 11/22/1946

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: Pa. 51 just W of Perryopolis

Category: Business & Industry, Coal, Iron & Steel

Website: [Web Link]

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