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Anchor (Stangl) Pottery Company, 940 New York Avenue, Trenton, Mercer County, NJ



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Item Title


Location
940 New York Avenue, Trenton, NJ

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER NJ-26
Building/structure dates: 1880 initial construction
Significance: The Anchor (Stangl) Pottery Company is a surviving example of a clay processing plant, involved in the making of flatware before the age of automation. At the time of documentation the jiggerman still made the pieces by using a forming tool to spread the clay evenly in the plaster molds. Belt run clay mixers and pug mills, as well as filter presses can still be found at Stangl.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Potteries
Pottery Industry


Related Names
Lacy, Israel


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF EXTERIOR FROM WEST
2. GENERAL VIEW OF WEST END OF BUILDINGS FROM NORHTWEST
3. GENERAL VIEW OF NORTH SIDE (STREET SIDE) FROM NORHTEAST
4. VIEW OF LATE 19TH CENTURY BRIDGE FROM SOUTHWEST
5. VIEW OF POWER SUPPLY EQUIPMENT SHOWING ELECTRIC MOTER AND DRIVE & FLYWHEELS WITH BELT TRANSMISSION. ORIGINALLY STEAM DRIVEN
6. POWER WHEEL AND FLYWHEEL IN MOTION
7. POWER AND FLY WHEELS NOT IN MOTION
8. POWER TRANSMITION EQUIPMENT IN MOTION
9. CLAY PRESS
10. CLAY PRESS
11. CLAY EXTRUDER
12. POWER TRANSMITION EQUIPMENT
13. POWER TRANSMISSION (OVERHEAD) EQUIPMENT
14. POWER TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT, SHOWS CLAY EXTRUDER
15. POWER TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT
16. OVERHEAD POWER TRANSMITION EQUIPMENT
17. OVERHEAD SHAFTS AND WHEELS IN MOTION
18. WORKMAN AT CLAY EXTRUDER REMOVING FORMED CLAY
19. POWER TRANSMISSION EQUIPMENT


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