Semi-Centennial Souvenir Edition of the Menasha Press

Semi-Centennial Souvenir Edition of the Menasha Press

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: the attractive and unique dis-plays Mr. Loescher always has in his show win-dows. A permanent feature is the large aquarium in the west window in which odd specimensof the finny tribe may be seen at any time. Mr. Loes'-cher was born and reared in this city, being a son of the late Frederick Loescher, Sr., and in 1891 was married to Miss Barbara Landgraf, of this city. Mr. and Mrs. Loescher live in tastefully fur-nished rooms over the hardware store, This company operates what in former days was known as the T" " Fox River lron works, built in 1876 by Jas. Little & Sons. The plant consists of a well equipped foundry and machine shop, under the mechani-cal supervision of Alex Hodge. The MacKinn0n Pulley Q0. was organized. in 1891 and is offi-is-cered as follows: D. T. H. MacKinnon, president and treas-urer1 A. M. Little, vice president1 S. S. Little, secretary. The com-pany makes a specialty of the O. C. Little separ-able iron pulley and is working up an extensive business in this line. the Little pulley possessing many points of advantage that make it popular with mill men. a patent feed cutter and does a large amount of custom work both in its foundry and machine shop, including iron work for buildings. numer-The company also manufactures ous specimens of which may be seen in the business district of Menasha. ln busy seasons from ten to a dozen hands are employed. WAY back in the early 60's the late S. L. A Hart established the Menasha lron Works. He was succeeded by Hart & Schubert, the latter member being John Schubert, the well-known merchant1 later the firm became Hart, Howard & Schubert, then Howard & Schubert, and in 1875 Howard & Jennings. This partner-ship remained in force over twenty years more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236991516
  • 9781236991515