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Grote Manufacturing

Grote Manufacturing
Grote Manufacturing

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163 S Third Ave, originally 117-129 Third Ave
Evansville, IN

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1901 Grote Manufacturing builds new plant
1910 expands
c1970 remodeled


East side of Third Ave between 1st and 2nd St, opposite High St
District: Downtown
Latitude: 37.974296
Longitude: -87.577929
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started 1876 originally steamboat repair. incorporated 1888 as f grote manufacturing co previous locations 205 lower 1st st & 322 main [1880] and 114-6 Fulton

branched out as a foundry and later got into elevator business

foundry closed 1955

sold to cedar elevators & equipment 1962

c1970 the top stories of the offices were removed and the front redone the woodworking shop at left (n) was razed

now stagg safety equipment

See also Businesses / Commercial Downtown district

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