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Fire At The Ann Arbor Bedding Co., February 1957

Fire At The Ann Arbor Bedding Co., February 1957 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, February 8, 1957
Caption
BURNING BEDDING PLANT: Explosion of a furnace boiler caused flame and smoke in the basement of the Ann Arbor Bedding Co. plant at Pontiac St. and Broadway this morning. Firemen were hampered in gaining access to the blaze because of thick smoke from smoldering bedding materials. There were no injuries.

Newly Constructed Warehouse For F. H. Conley Co. Beer Distributing Firm, September 1939

Newly Constructed Warehouse For F. H. Conley Co. Beer Distributing Firm, September 1939 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 30, 1939
Caption
Located at 2320 Dexter Rd., this large warehouse is the headquarters for F. H. Conley Co., beer distributing firm. The building has just been completed.

A Transit Mixer Truck Waits To Be Filled At The Ann Arbor Construction Company, December 1954

A Transit Mixer Truck Waits To Be Filled At The Ann Arbor Construction Company, December 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 11, 1954
Caption
CENTER OF OPERATIONS: This tower is the center of operations in a transit mix concrete plant. The crane is depositing stone which, along with sand, constitutes the "aggregates." In this tower, stone, sand, water and cement are mixed by weight (volume in the case of water) and deposited into the waiting truck seen underneath the tower. The blended ingredients are mixed en route to the job.

A Truck Waits To Be Filled At The Ann Arbor Construction Company Asphalt Plant, December 1954

A Truck Waits To Be Filled At The Ann Arbor Construction Company Asphalt Plant, December 1954 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 11, 1954
Caption
ONE OF FOUR: Here at the Ann Arbor Construction Co. asphalt concrete plant on N. Main St., just south of the new Whitmore Lake bridge, a truck is about to be filled. Here, asphalt or bituminous concrete is made of sand, stone, fly ash, water and asphalt cement. The firm has three other similar plants - one near Pontiac and two portable plants.