Bulletin Volume 58

Bulletin Volume 58

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...the manufacturing of iron and steel products including machinery, for it is in this line that the city specializes. In 1920, about 12,000 personswere employed in manufacturing in this one suburb, but many of them live in Milwaukee. Vest Allis has become the leading suburb of Milwaukee and its growth is notable.. Sourn MILWAUKEE South Milwaukee, afcw miles south of the city, is closely connected with it by trolley and railroad lines. It began its existence in 1891, and has reached a population in 1920 of 7598. There are a half score of manufacturing plants in the city, the largest of which is the Bucyrus Company employing from 1,000 to 1,500 persons, and making the most powerful steam shovels in the world. They are used in such gigantic operations as open-pit iron mining in the Lake Superior region and the excavation of the Panama Canal, as well as in a great variety o_f other operations of similar character. Cudahy was founded in 1892 by the meat-packing firm of Cudahy Brothers whose plant was formerly in Milwaukee. It Fig. 46iThe Allis--Chalmers Manufacturing ('on1pany's plant at 'est Allis, where 6,000 to 7,000 persons are employed is a city of 6725 population, lying two miles south of Milwaukee. Besides the.me'at-packmg plant, it has one of the largest rubber factories in the state, employmg upwards Of. 1,500 persons. There are also large concerns engaged m mak-_ ing mining machinery, drop forgings, gloves and mittens, etc. Near the city, in the suburb of Carrollville, is a glue factory employing 400 persons. W'auwatosa is a residence suburb a few miles west of Milwaukee and connected with it by trolley and railroad lines, It has a population of about 6000 and has five industries of moderate size, including a tannery which...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 154g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236929594
  • 9781236929594