Clay Record Volume 11-12

Clay Record Volume 11-12

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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. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...of $150,000. The company was heretofore operated as a partnership. T. C. Pope of Braidentown, Fla., intends to start a brick plant on the De Pew property on Braden river. The brick will be forwarded to their market by boat. All the Erie, Pa., brickmakers expect to run full force all winter as a big demand for their product is anticipated by the time for the opening of the building season. The Prospect Hill Pottery Plant at Trenton, N. J., which has been idle for some time, will be started up at once. C. H. Cook, James Mulheron and Charles Mellor of Trenton, a11d H. H. Brady of Maryland, have the matter in charge. Another new industry established in old works is that of John Taylor of Philadelphia, who is making crucibles and melting pots in the old Star or Potts pottery. The company is known as the Crescent Crucible Manufactory. The Bernard Brick Works at Bellaire, O., has been offered for sale the fourth time and found no bidders. The plant cost $60,000 and could be bought for $12,000. The Wellsville, O., board of trade are about closing negotiations with East Liverpool potters to build a four kiln pottery in Wellsville. A bonus of $15,000 is given. Capt. Joe is preparing to manufacture fire brick at the House of Correction, Detroit, Mich., to keep up his record of making that institution pay $50,000 profit annually. The Northfield Brick Co., at Northfield, Minn., is putting in a new power plant in its yard with an increased capacity so they can take care of their orders in the spring. The firm of Voight, Benson & Johnson, brickmakers at Minneapolis, Minn., will dissolve. S. G. Johnson will retire and, it is said, will go to Seattle, Wash., and engage in business there. Papers incorporating the Champlain Brick Co. at Mechanicsville, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 268g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236900340
  • 9781236900340