Historical Images of Porter County

Pressco Castings and Manufacturing Company [Old Chinaware Factory]
Chesterton, Indiana

Date: 1948
Source Type: Photograph
Publisher, Printer, Photographer: Retail Merchants Association, Chesterton, Indiana
Postmark: Not applicable
Collection: Steven R. Shook
Remark: John Saidla at one time operated a screw machine plant on the first floor and a skating rink on the second floor. Pressco Castings and Manufacturing Company operated in the front wing of the building producing metal castings. Par-A-Mount Tool and Manufacturing Company, tool and die makers, shared the front wing with Pressco. In the back wing of the building, E. J. Basler Company produced screw machine products.

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