Rock Products Volume 18, No. 8

Rock Products Volume 18, No. 8

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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. 1916 edition. Excerpt: the Hudson and Lehigh valleys say the pressure is increasing so rapidly that an upward start in prices may begin any time now. The threatened railroad strike tends to make some dealers nervous and the nervousness is resulting in "preparedness" orders which are acting as a stimulant for the usually rather dull month of August. Domestic Portland, spot, is quoted $1.67@$1.72 with the usual rebate on bags of ten cents. Mill base, $1.05@... Rosendale, natural, net, to dealers, wood or duck bags, $1.00. CHOCTAW PLANT NOW PRODUCING. The Choctaw Portland Cement Co., a $650,000 concern is now ready to do business. The installation of machinery has been under the personal supervision of F. W. Freeborn, president of the company. The plant has orders on its books sufficient at the present time to furnish a market for the next few months, and the plant will be started at full capacity. The capacity of the plant is 2,000 barrels per day and arrangements have been made to take care of a big production of crushed stone. Two hundred men will be employed. The plant is located a mile and a half south of Hartshorne, Okla., on the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad and is the only plant on the Rock Island west of La Salle, 11l. The officials are F. W. Freeborn, Kansas City, president; G. C. Stebbins and J. W. Hocker, Tulsa, vice presidents; P. G. Walker, Jr., Tulsa, secretarytreasurer; R. J. Clark, Kansas City, formerly of Oklahoma City, general sales agent. Offices will be maintained at Kansas City and at Hartshorne. Mr. Clark was formerly sales manager for the Great Western Portland Cement Co. Work on the construction of a plant on the Choctaw site was started five years ago, under the name of the Oklahoma City Portland Cement Co., more

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