New PDF release: Glass in Northwest Ohio

By Quentin R. Skrabec Jr. Ph.D.

the invention of typical gasoline round Findlay in 1886 began an commercial rush in northwest Ohio. inside of 5 years, over a hundred glass businesses had moved into the quarter at no cost fuel and railroad connections to the western markets. regrettably the gasoline ran out in exactly many years, and lots of glass businesses moved on, yet those who stayed replaced the character of the glass endlessly. a super inventor, Michael Owens of Libbey Glass automatic the glass-making approach after 3,000 years of no switch. His computerized bottle-making computing device replaced American lifestyles with the advent of the milk bottle, beer bottle, glass jar, child bottle, and soda bottle. It additionally eradicated baby hard work within the glass factories. Owens additionally automatic the construction of fl at glass by means of 1920. via 1930, over eighty five percentage of the world's glass was once being produced at the machines of Michael Owens, bestowing the identify of "Glass Capital of the realm" upon northwest Ohio.

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