Hemingray Glass Company, Covington, Kentucky

Out of Coal

[Newspaper]

Publication: The Covington Journal

Covington, KY, United States
vol. V, no. 8, p. 3, col. 1


The Covington Glass Works, Covington Rail Mill, and other large manufacturing establishments in this city, have been compelled to suspend operations for want of coal. Supplies are expected early in the coming week.

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Keywords:Hemingray Glass Company : Coal
Researcher notes:"Covington Glass Works" was occasionally used by both the newspapers and in court documents as an alternative name for the Hemingray Glass Company.
Supplemental information:The Ohio River was not improved to support year-around navigation until the construction of the low-lift dams beginning in the 1920's. Prior to that time river levels would frequently drop to a depth less than that required to enable passage of packet boats and loaded coal barges.
Researcher:Glenn Drummond
Date completed:February 8, 2004 by: Glenn Drummond;