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Round Top Cement Mill C&O Canal Trust

This mill supplied cement to Roundtop Hill, up to the Paw Paw Tunnel, and as far away as the Washington Monument, the Cabin John Bridge, and the U.S. Capitol. Cement was packaged into barrels and sacks and shipped downstream by both the C&O Canal and the B&O Railroad. In 1863, the mill was sold and renamed the Round Top Hydraulic Cement Company.

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Round Top Cement Mill C&O Canal Trust

Men who worked at the cement mill used the towpath to get to work and crossed the canal on the foot bridge seen in the foreground. Credit: Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park Round Top Cement Mill c. 1871. Smoke is coming from the limestone kilns that were housed under a wood and possibly metal awning to keep out the weather.

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Round Top Cement Mill C & O Canal Virtual Tour

Round Top Cement Mill. Mile 127.4 The commemorative signboard reads: The Round Top Hydraulic Cement Company operated at this site from 1863 to 1909, producing 2,200 barrels of hydraulic cement per week. By the 1880's it was one of

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The C & O Canal--Visual Evidence 4

Photo 4. Activities. Table of Contents: Visual Evidence. Photo 2: The Round Top Cement Company. Photo 2 shows the Round Top Cement Company located at mile 127.4 of the canal. As land was being surveyed for the canal, investigators found a large outcrop of limestone along the river, on the downslope of a hill called Round Top.

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Canal and River Structures Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

Apr 30, 2020· Some of the cement was used on the C&O Canal. NPS Photo. The Round Top Cement Company The Round Top Cement Company was located at mile 127.4 of the canal. As land was being surveyed for the canal, investigators found a large outcrop of limestone along the river, on the downslope of a hill called Round Top.

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The Round Top Cement Mill Ruins and How to Get There

On this, my second attempt, I finally find the historical Round Top Cement Mill on the C&O canal! In this video I explore the ruins, talk a little about the

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Round Top Cement Mill McMullans.org. Round Top Cement Mill. Mile 127.4 The commemorative signboard reads: The Round Top Hydraulic Cement Company operated at this site from 1863 to 1909,...

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Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park Photos

Kilns at Round Top Cement Mill. Uploaded: 8/9/2016. Taken July, 2016. Located north of Hancock, at mile 127.4 on the C&O canal towpath. Wonderful to visit any time of year

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Round Top Cement Mill McMullans.org. Round Top Cement Mill. Mile 127.4 The commemorative signboard reads: The Round Top Hydraulic Cement Company operated at

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Index to all C&O Canal Photos Cards and Prints

127.4: 09-Aug-98: Cement kilns (five of eight) at Round Top Cement Mill. 127.4: 09-Aug-98: Round Top Cement Mill. Began operating in 1837, burned in 1903, rebuilt, and finally closed in 1909. 127.4: 09-Aug-98: Rock formation near Round Top Cement Mill. 127.4: 09-Aug-98: Chimney and part of the walls of the Round Top Cement Mill

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2010 C&O Canal Biking

Fellow cyclists at Round Top Cement Mill (mile 127.4). Round Top Cement Mill, operations which began in 1837, produced much of the cement and mortar used in canal structures

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C&O Canal Hike 18 Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail

Turn right at canal milepost 124.1. State of Maryland is barely a mile wide here. Hikers can access the southbound Tuscarora Trail via US 522 bridge. 2.4: White Rocks campsite. 3.3: Round Top Cement Mill. Much of the cement used in canal structures was produced here. 5.8: Leopards Mill

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Trip Report: C&O Canal Bike Trip: Hancock to Oldtown

Round Top Cement Mill Near Mile 128 on the towpath, I encountered the ruins of the Round Top Cement Mill. There are a series of spectacular folds visible many of which have caves or

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Day Four Hiking the C & O

*Round Top Cement Mill provided cement for the construction of the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol Building. The mill is in an area abundant with calcium limestone (which is used to make building blocks, fertilizer, etc). The eight kilns at the mill

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GC1DAD3 The Devils Eyebrow An Appalachian Tale

Jun 17, 2008· One of the most photographed sites along the C&O Canal is the The Devils Eyebrow. Located along the towpath at mile 127.25, adjacent to the ruins of The Round Top Cement

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Discover America: C&O Canal Trip: Day 2

Mar 07, 2016· For the majority of the day, I was the only one on the trail. It was complete desolate, which is absurd considering the weather was beautiful to say the least: 68 and sunny the whole day! It wasn't until I reached the Round Top Cement Mill

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REGISTER OF BOATS EMPLOYED ON THE C&O Canal

4/6/1854 Amos Young 100 Williamsport flour & whiskey 4/6/1854 Denton J. McCoy 127 Round Top Cement bark 4/6/1854 Saloma Clarke 42 Monocacy corn, &c. 4/6/1854 Gondola 31 Edward's Ferry wheat, &c. 4/7/1854 Niagara 81 Mercersville flour 4/7/1854 Ohio 48 Point of Rocks iron ore 4

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List of caves of Maryland Wikipedia

Round Top #3 This is a large shelter cave located on the north side of the C&O Canal, 300 yards east of the old Cement Mill at Round Top. It is 50 feet wide, 20 feet high, and 40 feet

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Chesapeake and Ohio (C&O) Canal

Limestone quarries and kilns for making hydraulic cement that existed in many parts of the county. Their product was both used on canal structures and shipped on the canal. Examples the Boteler mill below Shepherdstown, and the Round Top Cement Mill

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