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Catalog Number 2012.020.7
Object Name Clipping, Newspaper
Reference code US SPHi 2012.020.7
Scope & Content Short newspaper article with photograph about the history of the Marine Hardware and Equipment Company building. The building was originally built as a plush mill, and later became a bicycle factory operated by the Lovell Arms Company. The news article tells of someone's recollection of an Englishman, Walter Ackroyd, coming here to establish the plush mill.
At the time of the writing, Marine Hardware was producing a variety of marine hardware items. The site is currently River Place apartment complex.
Search Terms Marine Hardware and Equipment Company
Plush mill
Lovell Arms Company
Ferry Village
Subjects Manufacturing
Bicycles & tricycles