This water is pumped to an elevation of 75 feet into a distributing reservoir of 80,000 gallons capacity, situated 1200 feet east of the works.There is an ample supply is distributed suitable for every requirement of the factory and hotel.Paul Railroad Companies have erected depots close by the factory buildings which give the company and it's employees easy and frequent communication with the great center of Western trade.Female help constituted about 40% of the whole force.This genius of teaming skilled American craftsmen and scientists with America's famed production know how, is the reason for the mastery of Elgin timepieces. sprouted from a small wooden building to the worlds largest manufacture of high quality jeweled mechanical timepieces. Elgin 16 size pocket watch models: The blind mans watch, the Convertible model in 13 jewel, 15 jewel, and 21 jewel.These original building are long gone yet of their 55 million jeweled timepieces produced, many still exist. The Elgin Doctors watch in 15 jewel, the Elgin Watch co. The three finger bridge model in 15, 17 and 21 jewel, the famous Elgin Father Time model in 17 jewel and 21 jewel.
The quality of the surface water in this locality proving ruinous to steam boilers, an artisan well was sunk by the company in 1881 to a depth of 2,026 feet where a vein of comparatively pure soft water watch struck, flowing at the surface line two hundred galls per minute.
All these improvements are the property of the company and with dwellings erected by some of the employees, contiguous for a thriving village in itself.
The Chicago & Northwestern and Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
You may be the fortunate custodian of such a watch. The Lord Elgin pocket watch in 21 and 23 jewel, the highly respected B. Raymond model in 17 jewel, 19 jewel, 21 jewel, and 23 jewel, The 21 and 23 jewel Elgin Veritas, the G. These were introduced between August, 1869 and August 1870. Between that date and May 6 1875, stem winding attachments were applied to the Raymond, Culver, Taylor, Wheeler, Laflin, and Ogden grades. They were placed at a low price and the odd size of these movement rendered them unpopular in the trade and their manufacture was discontinued in 1887.
Antique Elgin pocket watches come in a variety of models and designs from the functional open face type with the dial made readily visible to the Elgin hunters model - that has a spring loaded cover concealing it's dial. Ryerson, Solar Watch Company, the Standard watch co., Sundial, the H. Taylor, the collectible models of the Veritas in 21 and 23 jewel, G. M Wheeler, the WWII 17 jewel and 21 jewel pocket watch. They were all named after gentlemen who had become connected with the directory. August 28 1874, the company brought out two new model full plate movement in 17 1/2 size named the "T. Between September 29 and December 29 of the following year, five grades of 14 size three quarter plate key wind movements were produced.