Projects

Wabash Screen Door Co. Items

I published a post about my Wabash Screen Door Company stove board a number of years ago. Since then, I have gotten more emails inquiring about the company's history and the value of the old stove boards. I think it is astonishing that people are finding them, and then they are finding my blog for… Continue reading Wabash Screen Door Co. Items

Allis-Chalmers, Factories

There and Gone: The Short History of the Allis-Chalmers Terre Haute Works -Part I

Terre Haute Works circa 1960 (Courtesy of the Milwaukee County Historical Society) The Allis-Chalmers Corporation was once a leader in the American industrial scene. The company is probably most known for its iconic Persian Orange colored farm equipment, but that was just one speck of the more extensive line of precision machinery it made in… Continue reading There and Gone: The Short History of the Allis-Chalmers Terre Haute Works -Part I