Allis-Chalmers

“Two Million Dollar Expansion”

WE of Allis-Chalmers. September 7, 1947. Pgs 2-4 "Two Million Dollar Expansion Begins at Pittsburgh Works" Groundbreaking ceremonies in July for the new Columbus Plant at Pittsburgh Works officially opened a two million dollar expansion program there. The plan, which was announced by A-C President Walter Geist at the Board of Directors meeting in Pittsburgh in… Continue reading “Two Million Dollar Expansion”

Allis-Chalmers

#4 Pittsburgh Works

The Pittsburgh Company was founded in 1897 by Frederick C. Sutter in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 1910, the Pittsburgh Transformer Company was officially incorporated and boomed during World War 1. In 1927, the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company acquired the firm for $4.5 million and began investing money into renovations and additional buildings. In 1928, the firm was officially part of… Continue reading #4 Pittsburgh Works