|Title||Denny-Renton Clay & Coal Company plant, exterior, 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].
Handwritten on verso: Denny-Renton Clay and Coal Co., now Gladding McBean Co.
Identification of the company provided by the Renton Historical Society.
|Subjects||Denny-Renton Clay & Coal Company--Facilities--Washington (State)--Renton|
Industrial facilities--Washington (State)--Renton
Clay industries--Washington (State)--Renton
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Renton |
|Digital Collection||Renton Historical Museum Photograph Collection |
|Serial Number||130 |
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|Credit Line||Image 130, 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; 6 5/8 x 8 5/8 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||A photographic print was scanned as a 3000 pixel wide TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in width and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |