More details on the new Locke plant at Baltimore

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Brick and Clay Record

Chicago, IL, United States
vol. 56, no. 11, p. 1035, col. 2

Further details are now available in regard to the new porcelain plant of the Locke Insulator Mfg. Co., at Baltimore, Md., mentioned of which made in the last issue of Brick and Clay Record. Plans have been filed for three large one-story buildings to cost about $320,000, and of a size 109x172 ft., 140x340 ft., and 141x391 ft., respectively. These structures will be followed by other buildings, bringing the total construction cost up to about $800,000, including equipment. The plant will have 24 kilns, and these of thoroughly modern type. It is expected to have the initial works ready for service by the close of the year, giving employment to about 300 men and women. This plant will be used for the production of high-grade porcelain specialties, including pin-type insulators, bushings and kindred products. The company has a large tract of land at Light and Cromwell Streets. Headquarters are at Victor, N. Y.


Keywords:Locke Insulator Manufacturing Company
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Researcher:Elton Gish
Date completed:June 30, 2012 by: Elton Gish;