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McFerson and Foster Box Factory

McFerson and Foster Box Factory


McFerson and Foster Box Factory

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Evansville, IN

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1883 built
<1962 gone


Southeast corner of Iowa and Bellevue (RR)
District: Independence
Latitude: 37.98315
Longitude: -87.591055
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1883 selected site near helfrich and rechtin mill to build factory burned 1890 rebuilt mcferson & foster co 1922 plants e side of belt rr from virginia to iowa (original site) and belt rr to 9th franklin to michigan (hoosier stamping) [1922] expanded offices? office 706 w michigan [1922] south side of michigan between 9th and bellevue (hoosier stamping) bellevue virginia iowa McFerson and Foster Co., 1826 W. Michigan St., mcferson and foster box factory [1884] se corner of bellevue and iowa 1937 flood picture still mcferson & foster

bought nov 1937 for new simpson Service Garage structure with modernistic lines gone by 1962

See also Businesses / Commercial Independence district

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