From the July 31, 1902 edition of Iron Age The Liggett Spring and Axle Company, manufacturers of high-grade carriage and wagons springs and axles, whose plant is now located in Allegheny, Pennsylvania are going ahead rapidly with their plans for building a new works near Monongahela City. The company have secured at this place at tract... Continue Reading →
What we know as the old Combustion Engineering (C.E.) plant started out as The Coshocton Iron Works. Here's an entry from Iron Age, Volume 7o, 1902: Application for a Pennsylvania charter will be made August, 21 by the Coshocton Iron Company, operating a foundry at Coshocton, Ohio, which have become allied with the Liggett Spring... Continue Reading →
I came across this photograph a while ago. Great details showing people at work. Anybody know who this is? Can anybody decipher the the last two lines on the back of the photograph? It's hard to believe this photo is 35 years old!
I've been doing some research about Liggett Spring and Axle Co. and will be making several posts over the next few days. (If you want to see all articles on this topic just click on the tag in right hand column.) Most people around here don't refer to the company as "Liggett Spring and Axle... Continue Reading →
Liggett Spring & Axle Company was located across the river from Monongahela PA in what is currently known as East Monongahela. (Previously known as Axleton and even earlier Carrollton.) At one time Liggetts was the largest spring and axle manufacturer in the United States. Evidently they made products other than springs and axles: Below is... Continue Reading →