Publication: American Glass Trade Directory
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Bottle, General Flint and
This directory contains a complete list of press and blownware plants in the United States and Canada, active or temporarily out of operation. The letter "f" is given for furnace and "p" for pots, as: 1 f, 16 p., means one furnace of 16 pots. The letters "c t" mean a continuous tank and "d t," day tank. The letter "r" is used to designate ring holes, thus indicating the approximate capacity.
Key for Bottle Factories.
The capital A means flint glass is made; B green glass, C amber, D blue, E, opal glass. The figures following these letters designate in a general way the lines of wara [sic] ware made, viz: 1 signifies prescription, druggists, perfumer's, or proprietary medicine ware; 2, beers, sodas, minerals; 3, wines, brandies and flasks; 4, milk jars; 5, fruit jars; 6, machine made jars and bottles, packers' or preservers' ware; 7, vault and prism lights; 8, insulators; 9, turn mold ware; 0, carboys and large water bottles; letter Z, Owens machine ware.
Key for Press and Blownware Plants.
G indicates that a general line of pressware is manufactured; H, general line of blownware; I, off-hand or paste mold chimneys; J, shades and globes and lighting ware; K, paste mold tumblers, stemware, bar goods, etc.; L, colored ware, decorated ware or novelties; M, cut glass, cutting blanks and artistic glass. X shows plant contains a mold shop. A star (*) preceding name of company means plant idle when directory was issued.
Officers of companies indicated as follows: Letter P means president; S, secretary; T, treasurer; M, factory manager or superintendent.
Whitall-Tatum Co., Millville, 9 f, 81 p, 3 c t, 41 r, 6 d t. C. A. Tatum, P; A. H. Tatum, S; J. M. Whitall, T; G. S. Bacon, Supt. ABCDE1234567890X.
|Keywords:||Whitall Tatum Company|
|Date completed:||September 24, 2010 by: David Wiecek;|