Businesses; Buildings, Traffic; Street Scenes; Housing; Bridges
Conver Steel & Wire at 621 E. 132nd St. The company supplies wire, steel, concrete, and plaster for reinforced apartment houses and smaller buildings. Products from this company were used in the construction of the Sedgwick Houses. This view faces...
Aerial view of Liebmann Breweries, Inc. that was purchased from John Eichler Breweries, Inc. in May, 1947. This Bronx auxiliary plant of Liebmann was at 169th St. & Third Ave. The Third Ave. El can be seen in the middle of the plant site.
Side view of the Electro-Chemical Engraving plant at 1100 Brook Ave near 167th St. The firm specialized in etched lithographs, chemical dyes, and precision stamped metal parts. The firm produced parts for the Norden Bomb Sight during World War II.
Two views of the Farberware plant at Bruckner Blvd. & 143rd St. The upper view shows the plant under construction; and the lower view shows the completed site. Farberware pioneered the manufacture of stainless steel cooking utensils.
The main plant of R. Hoe & Co., Inc., known for its rotary printing equipment, presses and saws, located on the East River at 138th St. The company took over the site in the 1920s, with buildings from an ice box company. Hoe added buildings and...
Interior view showing the Hoe Color convertible rotary newspaper printing press unit being prepared for shipping intact. The company was ahead of its times in producing color newspaper printing and went bankrupt in 1973.
Plan of new Kindermann warehouse, at 1360 Webster Ave. near 170th St., by architect George S. Kingsley and drawn by J. Brioden. The company repaired and stored vehicles; packed and shipped household items, furniture and art.
Aerial view of the Loral Electronics complex at 825 Bronx River Ave. Hunts Point is to the right of the Bronx River. This advanced electronics company is a major supplier of defense equipment for the U.S. Armed Forces.
Aerial view of the company's Hunts Point plant at Barry St. & Oak Point Ave. Shown at the dock is a company vessel discharging an 11,000 ton cargo of gypsum rock shipped from its quarries in Nova Scotia. The company specializes in fireproof and...