RENSSELAER MANUFACTURING COMPANY.

RENSSELAER MANUFACTURING COMPANY.

For many years the Rensselaer Manufacturing company has occupied a prominent place as the manufacturer of valves, gates and hydrants, for use in waterworks service. Its plant at Cohoes, N. Y., is well located for turning out large quantities of supplies, and it is reported that lately it has been taxed to its full capacity to execute the orders received. The Corey hydrant and Rensselaer valves have a national reputation, and have become popular among waterworks superintendents through the efforts of the representatives of the company in the Eastern and Western sections of the country. Tor a long time the company has maintained a Western office in Chicago under the direction of Octavous Jones, and now ajt Eastern office has been established at t8o Broadway, Manhattan, New York, to be managed by its special representative Fred. S. Bates, who has made himself decidedly popular in the Fast for many years. It is proposed to transact all business covering this section from the New York office through Mr. Bates, who will spend a considerable portion of his time there to meet his friends.

Rensselaer Manufacturing Company.

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Rensselaer Manufacturing Company.

Perhaps few concerns are so well known to the men engaged in the water supply business of this country as the Rensselaer Manufacturing Company of Troy, N. Y., who manufacture heavy gates, valves, etc. They make gates and valves for nearly all the principal places in this country, and among the recent large orders for valves of their make, ranging from twenty-four to forty-eight inches, are those from Terre Haute, Ind; Cleveland, O.; Reading, Pa.; Savannah, Ga.; Fort Worth, Tex.; Wilmington, Del.; Hackensack, N. J.; South Hadley Falls, Mass.; Dayton, O.; Mechanicville, N. Y.; New Orleans. La.; Baltimore, Md.; Austin, Tex.; Allegheny City and Erie, Pa.; Dunkirk, N. Y.; Sault Ste Marie, Mich.; Evanston, Ills.; Rochester, N. Y.

Ellis L. Rowe, the secretary and treasurer of the company, has practically control of the business and manages the various departments. He is well liked and popular, yet possessing considerable force and executive ability.