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Graham Glass Works

Graham Glass Works
Graham Glass Works

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a.k.a. Evansville Glass Co

101-109 N Kentucky Ave
Evansville, IN

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1903 Plant is built for Evansville Glass Co
1907 Closes when company bankrupts
1913 Used as Graham Glass Works
1916 Sold to Libby-Owens Glass
1927 Factory rebuilt with steel buildings
Triple A Catsup plant


kentucky and canal, east side of kentucky north of division
District: Manufacturing
Latitude: 37.97871
Longitude: -87.547034
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evansville glass established 1903 constr began june 1903 on bottle factory and operations started later that year September triangular plot of land between canal (hypotenuse), e franklin (north), n kentucky (west) 1906 fire burns both buildings closed april 1907 bankruptcy amid lawsuits citizens glass co 1908-c1911

Graham Glass remodels vacant plant and opened oct 13 1913 office 101 n kentucky Stone reads "THE GRAHAM GLASS COMPANY 1923?" bottles sold business to libby-owens glass in 1916 moved on to truck venture 1927 steel/concrete replaces old wood frame factory (architect h gilbert karges) 1929 owens-illinois glass co site later used as triple a catsup co

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