Plant of the Trumbull Electric Manufacturing Company

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Electrical World

New York, NY, United States
vol. 47, no. 3, p. 167-168, col. 2, 1


Plant of the Trumbull Electric Manufacturing Company.


The Trumbull Electric Manufacturing Company, of Plainville, Conn., has recently completed a modern three-story and basement brick building for the accommodation of its rapidly growing factory equipment. The modest beginning of the company was made in a small one-story wooden structure where rosettes were manufactured. When a little later the company started the manufacture of switches, an engine room was added to the original structure, and then another story, until in 1903 the business assumed such proportions as to necessitate the addition of a two-story and basement ell-shaped extension, the company then undertaking the manufacture of switchboards.

At present the original room in which the company started is used as a storeroom for copp