Rock Products Volume 19, No. 8

Rock Products Volume 19, 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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...ACTIVITIES. Louisville, Ky., Feb. 20.--Building operations in the city during January showed a bad slump, but are coming to bat fairly well this month. The bad weather experienced during January and most of this month has been such that no outdoor building could be done, zero temperatures, snow, Ice, etc., making it impossible to do any outdoor work whatsoever. All sand digging, etc., also stopped, the river being full of running Ice up to within a few days ago, blocking all brick and tile shipping from river plants. However, the architects' offices are well loaded with plans, and It is said that Louisville will experience one of the busiest summers In her history If all of the projects now In hand are carried out. These projects Include a new million dollar refinery for the Standard Oil Co., a new public auditorium, two large club buildings, a new freight depot, and a $2,000,000 storage warehouse. One of the largest contracts let during February has been for the new L. Jacobson apartments, to be erected on Fourth avenue at a cost of $55,000. Most of the building supply houses are finding things quiet Just now, but report that from all Indications the spring of 1917 should find them busier than at any previous period in several years. Louisville dealers In building supplies are having considerable difficulty in obtaining enough cars to make their deliveries, and are having to pay highly Inflated prices for coal used In operating plants, but are probably suffering less from the embargo situation than most lines of business. With the exception of the cement manufacturers the Louisville houses do the bulk of their business In the South or out in the state, and the embargoes relative to points in the East and north of the Ohio are therefore...
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  • Paperback | 70 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 141g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236746112
  • 9781236746115