Publisher: State Historical Society of Iowa
This January, 1968 issue of The Palimpsest magazine, published by the State Historical Society of Iowa, features major articles on additional industries in the state – in particular 31 of those with 500 to 999 workers.
Among them are Cargill feed mills, Walnut Grove feeds, W.R. Grace plastics, Farmbest meat processing, Pittsburgh-Des Moines Steel, The Hubinger Co. starches, Thatcher Glass Manufacturing, Advance Ross Electronics, E. W. Bliss electronic components, Globe Equipment electrical equipment, Square D circuit breakers, Allis-Chalmers farm equipment, Caterpillar Tractor replacement parts, Koehring heavy equipment, Link-Belt shovels and cranes, Cherry-Burrell dairy industry equipment, Delavan aircraft fuel injectors, A. Y . MacDonald plumbing supplies.
Also Sioux Tools, Sivyer Steel Castings, Vanadium ferro-alloys for electric furnaces, Viking Pumps, Caradco sash and door manufacturing, Rolscreen wood windows, Flexsteel furniture, Home-O-Nize office furniture, Hinson (Royal Industries) automotive accessories, Lee Enterprises Newspapers, Salsbury Laboratories, Union Carbide, U.S. Gypsum, the Vernon Co. advertising specialties, Continental Baking, Iowa Beef Packers, and Titus Industries.
The magazine includes black/white photos of nearly all the plant locations, along with number of workers and payroll totals. It’s a fascinating record of the state’s industrial growth!
The magazine is in Very Good+ condition with no apparent defects, inside or out!