Stone Volume 24

Stone Volume 24

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...for the proportion of the die of the Tuscan pedestal, 2 modules 24 minutes; for the Doric, 3 modules 6 minutes; the Ionic, 3 modules 18 minutes; arid the Corinthian and Composite, 4 modules. The bases and capitals are respectively--Tuscan, base 28 minutes, capital 14 minutes; Doric, base 32. and capital 16 minutes; Ionic, base 36, and capital 18 minutes: and Corinthian, base 40, and capital 20 rr'.in'.'.tes. VOL. XXIV. NUMBER 4. A COMBINATION OF WISCONSIN GRANITE PRODUCERS. E have taken many occasions to speak of the efforts that have been put forth to bring about consolidations in various lines of stone production. We have endeavored to show that consolidation was practical only in certain cases, where the field of production for a certain variety of stone was limited in extent. With the fever for combination in the air and with trusts being brought into existence every month in various lines of business enterprise, it is not strange that the efforts of promoters should be turned in the direction of stone production. The consolidations that have been carried through successfullv are those of various granite producers at Quincy and at Milford, of the Hudson River Blue Stone producers, and of tbe quarrymen in the Medina sandstone district. For some time efforts have been put forth to bring about a combination among the granite quarrymen of Wisconsin, and it looks now as if the efforts would be crowned with success. Tbe Western Consolidation Granite Company of Chicago has been formed to absorb six granite companies in Wisconsin, those at Berlin, Utley, Waupaca, Montello, Ableman and Devil's Lake. W. B. Baker, the principal stockholder of the 'aupaca Granite Company, is the promoter of the new corporation, and its president, Charles B....show more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236951840
  • 9781236951847