Home http://fostoria.org/index.php/15-glass 2018-06-20T21:05:42+00:00 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management Fostoria Glass 2012-05-14T15:43:24+00:00 2012-05-14T15:43:24+00:00 http://fostoria.org/index.php/2012-05-14-15-26-09/fostoria-glass Super User ppalmer@noguska.com <div class="feed-description"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="10" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td height="942"><table align="center" border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="5" width="95%"><tbody><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align: center; vertical-align: middle; height: 78px; background-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); "><h1>Fostoria Glass<br /> -Heritage Gallery-</h1></td></tr><tr><td align="center" colspan="2" height="2" width="51%"><a href="http://www.fostoriaglass.com"><span style="font-size: small;">Fostoria, Ohio Glass Association</span></a></td></tr></tbody></table><table align="center" border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="5" width="95%"><tbody><tr align="center" bgcolor="#000" valign="middle"><td colspan="6" style="height: 25px; "><h1>History of glass making in Fostoria</h1></td></tr><tr align="center"><td height="2" width="16%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="media/photos/09240013.jpg"><img alt="09240013.jpg" border="0" height="72" src="media/photos/tn_09240013_jpg.jpg" width="64" /></a><br /> Fo-September 24</span></td><td height="2" width="17%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="media/photos/Fo1119008.jpg"><img alt="Fo1119008.jpg" border="0" height="72" src="media/photos/tn_Fo1119008_jpg.jpg" width="48" /></a><br /> Fo-November 19</span></td><td height="2" width="16"><div align="center"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="media/photos/Fo12170010.jpg"><img alt="Fo12170010.jpg" border="0" height="63" src="media/photos/tn_Fo12170010_jpg.jpg" width="96" /></a><br /> Fo-12/17/00</span></div></td><td height="2" width="16%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="media/photos/Fo12170011.jpg"><img alt="Fo12170011.jpg" border="0" height="72" src="media/photos/tn_Fo12170011_jpg.jpg" width="44" /></a><br /> Fo-12/17/00 </span></td><td height="2" width="16%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="media/photos/Fo12170012.jpg"><img alt="Fo12170012.jpg" border="0" height="54" src="media/photos/tn_Fo12170012_jpg.jpg" width="96" /></a><br /> Fo-12/17/00 </span></td><td height="2" width="16%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="media/photos/fo0110013.jpg"><img alt="fo0110013.jpg" border="0" height="72" src="media/photos/tn_fo0110013_jpg.jpg" width="64" /></a><br /> Fo-1/10/01</span></td></tr></tbody></table><table align="center" border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="5" width="95%"><tbody><tr align="center" bgcolor="#000" valign="middle"><td colspan="2" height="25" width="100%"><h1>Related Fostoria.org Articles</h1></td></tr><tr><td align="center" height="2" valign="middle" width="21%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/2355-aug_17__1978-html" target="_blank">GAS AFFECTED FOSTORIA&#39;S DEVELOPMENT</a></span></td><td align="center" height="2" valign="middle" width="30%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/2356-aug_23__1978-html" target="_blank">12 GLASS COMPANIES SPRANG UP WHEN FREE GAS WAS OFFERED</a></span></td></tr><tr><td align="center" height="2" valign="middle" width="21%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/2357-aug_31__1978-html" target="_blank">IMPORTANT CHARACTERS OF GLASS ERA</a></span></td><td align="center" height="2" valign="middle" width="30%"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/1954-aug_8__1989-html" target="_blank">Good and unforturnate memories of fostoria glass factories</a></span></span></td></tr><tr><td align="center" height="2" valign="middle" width="21%"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/1955-aug_10__1989-html" target="_blank">Ray Coburn, 96, recalls glass factory history,</a></span></span></td><td align="center" height="2" valign="middle" width="30%"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/1956-aug_17__1989-html" target="_blank">Glass factories article brought quick response,</a></span></span></td></tr><tr><td align="center" height="2" valign="middle" width="21%"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/1957-aug_31__1989-html" target="_blank">More memorablilia on city&#39;s glass era,</a></span></span></td><td align="center" height="2" valign="middle" width="30%"><span style="font-size: small;"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/1958-sep_7__1989-html" target="_blank">Glass industry history difficult to wind down,</a></span></span></td></tr><tr><td align="center" colspan="2" height="21" valign="middle" width="51%"><span style="font-size: small;"><a href="http://www.fostoria.org/index.php/component/content/article/40-krupp-import/1960-oct_19__1989-html" target="_blank">Tififn reader responds to Fostoria glass series,</a></span></td></tr></tbody></table><br /> <div align="center"><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>From Fostoria Focus</strong></span></div><div align="center"><span style="font-size: small;"><em>Aug.20, 2000</em></span></div><div align="center"><span style="font-size: small;"><em>by L.J. Selwor</em></span></div><div align="center">&nbsp;</div><div align="center"><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>More about Fostoria Glass</strong></span></div><div align="left">&nbsp;</div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">In scanning through some old Fostoria City Directories, I found two full-page ads by D.P. Lloyd Company, manufacturers of Fostoria White Lime.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">The Company was located on North Countyline Street behind where the Pharm and Park Shores Apartments are presently located.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">In my early days, it was known as Pelton&#39;s Quarry and was one of my favorite fishing and swimming holes.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">The other quarry was The Ohio and Western Lime Company located on North Main Street across the street from Fostoria Industries. This one has some sad memories for me, as it was this quarry where a dear friend of mine drowned.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">One may wonder what part of Fostoria history did these two companies play? From 1887 through 1920 Fostoria was the heart of the glass industy in the United States.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">These two companies provided all of the lime needed by the 13 glass factories located her in Fostoria. </span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">An item from the Fostoria Review dated May 6, 1887 states: &quot;Fostoria has two quarries which produce a first-class white limestone for building as well as for burning.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">&quot;Previously, the glass companies were forced to pay hundreds of dollars for freight charges to ship the lime in by train. Now, they have two of the finest quaries within the city limits. The kilns for burning the limestone was across the street where Fostoira Industries is now located.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">&quot;The major ingredients of every batch of glass had approximately 64 percent of sand, 5 percent of lime and 27 percent of soda. the lime was used to reduce the high melting point of the sand and to help reduce the bubbles that were always present in each batch of glass.&quot;</span></div><div align="left">&nbsp;</div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">Another interesting fact found while researchng the quarries was that Charles Foster was president of the Fostoria Stone and Lime Company, Successors to Bradner &amp; Company, which before that was The D.P. Lloyd Company.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">Charles Foster was a major factor in the success of the glass companies in Fostoria. In one way or another, Foster was involved with the Limestone Quarries, the National Gas Company, the Railroads, as well as several of the Glass Companies.</span><hr size="1" width="85%" /></div><div align="center">&nbsp;</div></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="feed-description"><table align="center" border="0" cellpadding="10" width="100%"><tbody><tr><td height="942"><table align="center" border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="5" width="95%"><tbody><tr><td colspan="2" style="text-align: center; vertical-align: middle; height: 78px; background-color: rgb(0, 0, 0); "><h1>Fostoria Glass<br /> -Heritage Gallery-</h1></td></tr><tr><td align="center" colspan="2" height="2" width="51%"><a href="http://www.fostoriaglass.com"><span style="font-size: small;">Fostoria, Ohio Glass Association</span></a></td></tr></tbody></table><table align="center" border="1" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="5" width="95%"><tbody><tr align="center" bgcolor="#000" valign="middle"><td colspan="6" style="height: 25px; 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Selwor</em></span></div><div align="center">&nbsp;</div><div align="center"><span style="font-size: small;"><strong>More about Fostoria Glass</strong></span></div><div align="left">&nbsp;</div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">In scanning through some old Fostoria City Directories, I found two full-page ads by D.P. Lloyd Company, manufacturers of Fostoria White Lime.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">The Company was located on North Countyline Street behind where the Pharm and Park Shores Apartments are presently located.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">In my early days, it was known as Pelton&#39;s Quarry and was one of my favorite fishing and swimming holes.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">The other quarry was The Ohio and Western Lime Company located on North Main Street across the street from Fostoria Industries. This one has some sad memories for me, as it was this quarry where a dear friend of mine drowned.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">One may wonder what part of Fostoria history did these two companies play? From 1887 through 1920 Fostoria was the heart of the glass industy in the United States.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">These two companies provided all of the lime needed by the 13 glass factories located her in Fostoria. </span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">An item from the Fostoria Review dated May 6, 1887 states: &quot;Fostoria has two quarries which produce a first-class white limestone for building as well as for burning.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">&quot;Previously, the glass companies were forced to pay hundreds of dollars for freight charges to ship the lime in by train. Now, they have two of the finest quaries within the city limits. The kilns for burning the limestone was across the street where Fostoira Industries is now located.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">&quot;The major ingredients of every batch of glass had approximately 64 percent of sand, 5 percent of lime and 27 percent of soda. the lime was used to reduce the high melting point of the sand and to help reduce the bubbles that were always present in each batch of glass.&quot;</span></div><div align="left">&nbsp;</div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">Another interesting fact found while researchng the quarries was that Charles Foster was president of the Fostoria Stone and Lime Company, Successors to Bradner &amp; Company, which before that was The D.P. Lloyd Company.</span></div><div align="left"><span style="font-size: small;">Charles Foster was a major factor in the success of the glass companies in Fostoria. In one way or another, Foster was involved with the Limestone Quarries, the National Gas Company, the Railroads, as well as several of the Glass Companies.</span><hr size="1" width="85%" /></div><div align="center">&nbsp;</div></td></tr></tbody></table><p>&nbsp;</p></div>