The Lynchburg Foundry Company. The Lynchburg Foundry company, owning and operating the McWane Pipe Works at Lynchburg, Va., and the Radford Pipe Works, at Radford, Va., has purchased 23 acres of land at Norfolk, Va., with a deep water frontage of 732 ft. and belt line railway connections. On this tract the company will build a modern pipe foundry for export and coastwise trade. The details of construction have not yet been announced. Mr. H. E. McWane, president of the company, together with his brother, J. R. McWane, vicepresident and general manager of the American Cast Iron Pipe company, Birmingham, Ala., will sail on January 6 for a trip to England, Belgium and Germany to visit pipe foundries in those countries.