Empire Steel & Iron Co. Plants and Mines, 1899 book


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Description of Plants and Mines

With Illustrations

New York, October, 1899.

The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

The Empire Steel and Iron Company was incorporated in April, 1899. The purpose of the organization was to make foundry, Bessemer, basic and forge pig iron. It had 13 furnaces, of these, nine were in Pennsylvania, one in New Jersey, two in Virginia and one in North Carolina.

President: Leonard Peckitt of Catasauqua, Pa., for many years Pres. of the Crane Iron Works.

Vice-President: Walter Kennedy of Pittsburgh.

General Manager and Treasurer: W. L. Sims, for many years Sec. and Treas. of the Sloss Iron & Steel Co. of Birmingham, Alabama.

Secretary: Glen Wright of New York.

Executive committee: Archer Brown of Rogers, Brown & Co.; E. R. Chapman of Moore & Schley; and W. L. Sims.

Illustrations include:

Empire Building, Broadway and Rector Street, NY Oxford Rolling Mill, Machine Shop and Foundry Historic Mansion, Oxford, New Jersey, “157 years old” Oxford, NJ, The New Furnace Oxford Views: Grist Mill, Office and Store, Old Charcoal Furnace, 1742 Mount Hope, New Jersey, Magnetic Ore Mines Views of Mt. Hope Mining Property – Mansion, Stables and Office
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