Vicker Coaling Tower - Build Date

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Mon Jan 30 15:12:12 EST 2017

I can only add this to what Joe has said.  The date on the side of the tower 
is 1948 and that may have been the date construction began.

Bud Jeffries

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Jeff Hawkins asked:
> When was the current coaling tower at Vicker constructed?

It was completed and placed into serives in 1951, according to the
annual reports. Construcion may have began in 1950.

Joe Shaw
Christiansburg, VA
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