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Home > Ohio > Norwood > R. K. LeBlond Machine Tool Company, Power House & Outbuildings, 2980 Madison Road, Norwood, Hamilton County, OH



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Item Title


Location
2980 Madison Road, Norwood, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-71-D
Building/structure dates: 1917 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1942 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1953 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1990 demolished
Significance: The power generating station of the Le Blond complex is at once the most visible element of the factory when seen from a distance and also the most essential component of the factory's operation. The smokestack carries the Le Blond name. Together with the four story administrative office block the public architectural image of the factory is established.

Subjects
Powerhouses
Machine Industry


Related Names
Zettel And Rapp, Architects
Madison & Edwards Limited Partnership
Ack Mor Properties Inc
Christianson, Justine, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
VIEW NORTHWEST, SOUTH AND EAST SIDES AND CHIMNEY.
VIEW SOUTHEAST, NORTH SIDE AND ASH DUMP.
VIEW EAST, COAL TIPPLE AND CHIMNEY.
VIEW NORTHEAST, SOUTH SIDE, STEAM TUNNEL ROOF.
VIEW EAST, BOILER ROOM (EQUIPMENT REMOVED).
VIEW WEST, BOILER ROOM (EQUIPMENT REMOVED).
VIEW WEST, GENERATOR ROOM AND CHILLER.
VIEW SOUTHWEST, GENERATOR ROOM AND GENERATOR ENGINE.
VIEW NORTHEAST, GENERATOR ROOM AND GENERATOR ENGINE.
VIEW WEST, ENTRANCE TO STEAM TUNNEL FROM PRODUCTION BUILDING.
VIEW NORTHEAST, INTERIOR OF STEAM TUNNEL, SOUTH END.
VIEW SOUTHWEST, INTERIOR OF STEAM TUNNEL, NORTH END.
VIEW SOUTHWEST, ACETYLENE GENERATOR BUILDING AND TANK STORAGE SHED, NORTH SIDE.
VIEW WEST, ACETYLENE GENERATOR BUILDING, EAST SIDE.
VIEW WEST, INTERIOR OF ACETYLENE GENERATOR BUILDING, MEZZANINE AND PLATFORM.
VIEW WEST, INTERIOR OF ACETYLENE GENERATOR BUILDING, GAS GENERATION TANKS.


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