A Severe Blow To Hamilton The Cincinnati Enquire 22 Aug 1876 Page 8
A Severs Blow to Hamilton. The old and well-known well-known well-known manufacturing establishment of Owens, Lane & Dyer, which for over thirty years has been carrying on in this city the business of manufacturing steam engines, steam traction wagons, wagons, steam threshers, tc. whose building and yards cover an area of over an acre of ground, and which has in good times given steady employment to over three hundred laborers, has decided to put the fire out of Its furnaces, stop the hundreds of wheels and lathes in its shops, and wind up business. This establishment is an incorporated incorporated Company, and yesterday filed the necessary necessary papers In the Common Pleas Court for a dissolution of the incorporation as required by law. The exhibits show the Company's assets to be 8430.000, and its liabilities 8170,000. Judge Meeker appointed James E. Neal referee, to hear testimony on the 25th of November next The citizens of Hamilton had looked upon this old establishment as one of the fixed institutions of the city, and pointed to its buildings, machinery, 4c. with pride. The silent boiler-shop, boiler-shop, boiler-shop, the still wheels, the empty furnaces and smokeless chimneys, with an army of men, many of whom had grown old in the shops, standing and lonnging on the corner and Public Square, should cause men to stop and ask, "What Is the cause of this?"