Rock Products Volume 12, No. 5

Rock Products Volume 12, No. 5

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...up right along. Sales of brick have also been good for this season. In general it may be said that the retailers will have a very much better total at the end of the year than last year, and they are especially well pleased with the big improvement in general business and the better prospects for builders' supply trade in 1913. Much interest is being felt in Pittsburgh about the National Cement Show to be held here December 12-18. The recent preliminary show held at Chicago shows the large number of exhibitors that are going to be present. The Pittsburgh Industrial Development Commission is making extra efforts to advertise the Pittsburgh show in the best possible manner and will have some of the most unique advertising stunts ever pulled off for an exhibit in this town. A new builders' supply concern in Pittsburgh is that of Kuhns & Co., at 615 West Diamond St, North Side. The firm will carry Bradford pressed brick, Federal terra cotta, interior and exterior marble, etc. The builders' supply men are greatly pleased over the fact that Public Service Director Joseph G. Armstrong was let off entirely free in the recent councilmanic investigation. Director Armstrong has done more for the city of Pittsburgh in the way of getting big improvements through or well started than any four recent public service directors, it is claimed. The filling of the North Side streets to flood level was in itself a mammoth proposition. So, also, was the Eighteenth street proposition on the South Side, the filling of the West End streets and especially the removal of the hump which is now in progress. Builders' supply men have to thank Director Armstrong for a big proportion of their business the past year, and every one of them wishes him well. The Dravo...show more

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  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236754093
  • 9781236754097