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19390103_9_razing - each plant. Edward H. Leonard, the company's...
each plant. Edward H. Leonard, the company's chief engineer, made the application. The company will do the work itself, the cost estimated estimated to be about $20,000. The machinery will be sold to plants elsewhere or disposed of to scrap dealers as junk Iron or steel. Idle Several Years The North Ninth street rolling mills have been idle for several years, except the charcoal plant, which operated at intervals after the main plant closed. . - Some sheet iron . was processed at rare intervals. intervals. The last pipe at the Seventh street plant was turned in March, 1937, but other work at the plant was not completed until near June 1. The Oley street mills were in operation, occasionally, in the fore part of 1937. but closed down finally many months ago. The demolition order Includes the Roe mechanical puddler, an automatic puddling mill at the Oley street plant designed and built by the late James Roe. Roe, who died several years ago, was a company official for many years and personally personally directed the automatic plant's operation.

Clipped from Reading Times03 Jan 1939, TuePage 2

Reading Times (Reading, Pennsylvania)03 Jan 1939, TuePage 2
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