|Title||Denny-Renton Clay & Coal Company workers outside the plant in Renton, n.d. |
|Notes||The merger of industrial plants in Renton, Taylor and Van Asselt became the Denny-Renton Clay & Coal Company in 1905. The Renton and Taylor plants manufactured a wide range of products, including sewer tile, acid blocks, flu lining, conduits, clay shingles, drain tile, fancy face brick and paving brick. The Renton plant generally employed between 350 to 500 men.|
In March 1927, Gladding-McBean & Company purchased all Denny-Renton properties. In 1962 Gladding-McBean merged with International Pipe & Ceramics and became Interpace [source of notes: Morda C. Slauson. Renton: From Coal to Jets].
Identification of the company provided by the Renton Historical Society.
Renton Historical Society has a 35 mm negative of the original print on file.
|Subjects||Denny-Renton Clay & Coal Company--People--Washington (State)--Renton|
Clay industries--Washington (State)--Renton
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Renton |
|Digital Collection||Renton Historical Museum Photograph Collection |
|Serial Number||131 |
|Ordering Information||To order a copy of this photograph, please call (425) 255-2330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and mention the Serial Number. |
|Credit Line||Image 131, Courtesy of the Renton Historical Society, Renton. |
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|Repository||Renton Historical Museum |
|Repository Collection||Gordon Adderson Collection |
|Physical Description||1 photographic print: b&w; 5 5/8 x 8 1/4 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print was scanned as a 3000 pixel wide TIFF image in 24-bit RGB, resized to 640 pixels in width and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |