Universal Sewer Pipe Corporation Plant #2
Front-row: Walter Hammond-Treas and Bernard Conklin-Vice-President Standing: Adrian Rausch-President and Floyd Davis-Recording Secretary Goshen Local (Sewer Pipe) 501 was granted its charter and was organized on August 2, 1934, with Ray Johnson as President. Goshen Local 501 was one of the first sewer plants to be 100% unionized. This picture was taken in 1952.
This was taken while several employees of the Univeral Sewer Pipe Corporation Plant #2 were posing in front of a kiln.
Laura Vesco Russell currently of Barnhill, remembers working for the Universal Sewer Pipe Plant #2, in Goshen during the 1940’s. She says she was able to work there because her husband Joseph Russell, also was employed. “It was about the time of the war and I worked there for about three years,” said Russell, who is now … Continue reading
The Universal Sewer Pipe Corporation Plant #2 began its operations about 1920 and was located at the present site of the Skeeter Hollow Farm (owned by Mike and Dawn Smitley), which was formerly Cookson Industrial Site. The plant, which had 14 kilns, specialized in making vitrified clay pipe, flue lining and stove pipe in various … Continue reading