Posts Tagged ‘1912’

Building the Manhattan Bridge

Building the Manhattan Bridge from Cassier's 1912

[Reprinted from Cassier’s Magazine 1912. Article by Howard R. Commings] ONE of the most important among the vast number of great engineering structures recently built in New York City is the Manhattan Bridge. This crosses the East River about a quarter of a mile above the Brooklyn Bridge, and serves as another link to connect…

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John North Willys, President Willys-Overland, Portrait circa 1912

An article in the March 1912 edition of Cassiers’ Magazine gives a brief account of John North Willys activities in the auto industry. According to the issue, he began selling Overland automobiles, was promoted to general manager and acquired control of the company. He also purchased Pope-Toledo Works, after the death of Mr. Albert A.…

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Profile and Portrait Edward A. Rumely circa 1912

[as reprinted from Cassier’s magazine v. 42 no. 1-5 July-Nov. 1912] Edward A. Rumely […] was born at La Porte, Ind., in 1882, being the son of Joseph J. Rumely, and grandson of Meinrad Rumely, the founder of the agricultural machinery manufacturing industry of the M. Rumely Company, of La Porte. He received his early…

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