Sunbury Manufacturing Company

Sunbury Manufacturing plant at 140 East Granville Street became known as the Fence Factory.  The  building latter housed the Great Midwest Yacht Company

Drawing showing the Sunbury Unloader moving a product from a train car to a loading tank and into a farm wagon. The company had a patent for the Sunbury Unloader.

Charley Snaveley on famous Sunbury Unloader

Employees of the Sunbury Manufacturing Company. 
#16 is Gerald Crowl.  Let us know is you can identify any of the others.  Email
Thanks to Ken Crowl for the use of this photo

News Items About the Plant

1-24-1918 Stockholders  to hold meeting February 16, 1918 to increase capital stock from $30,000 to 50,000

4-18-1918 R. O Burrer resigns  to enter military.  B. E. Buckingham elected sales manager - his family to move here end of school year.  J.W. Furry new secretary-treasurer

1920 The Sunbury News 9-23-1920 and 11-11-1920

Many kinds of Farm Equipment was made in the plant

Grader-600.JPG (69693 bytes)  Sunbury Grader
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(07/12/2011 )

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