The Cast Iron Collector - Information For The Cast Iron Cookware Enthusiast

Links

Informational Links

Belknap: http://www.thckk.org/belknap-bluegrass-hist.html
Belmont: http://belmonthardwareonline.com/history.htm
Note: some new information may lead to Belmont cookware having been made for the Belmont Hardward in Belmont, MS.
The Columbus Hollow Ware Co.: http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~rocky/ohio_alhn/institutions/ohpen.htm
The Columbus Hollow Ware Co.: Harker Mfg. Co. http://opencorporates.com/companies/us_oh/53532
Comstock & Co.: Quincy, IL (foundry was known as the Phoenix Stove Works) http://www.castlestove.com/history.htm
Dixie: http://tennesseeencyclopedia.net/entry.php?rec=852
Dixie: http://www.clevelandbanner.com/view/full_story/14687347/article-Reflecting-on-the-old-days
Favorite: http://www1.youseemore.com/piqua/contentpages.asp?loc=196
Glascock Stove & Mfg. Co.: http://www.glascockstoves.com/
Hibbard, Spencer, Bartlett & Co.: http://www.thckk.org/history/hsb.pdf
Lodge Mfg.Co.: http://lodgemfg.com/home.asp
Loth's - The W.J. Loth Stove Co.: http://www.vaart.com/generic.html?pid=51
Orr, Painter: http://berks.pa-roots.com/library/business/iron.html
Orr, Painter: http://archive.org/download/centennialcatalo00orrp/centennialcatalo00orrp.pdf
Richmond Stove Co.: http://www.library.vcu.edu/jbc/speccoll/stovecat.html
Rome Industries: http://www.pieiron.com/
Shapleigh Hardware Co.: http://www.thckk.org/history/shapleigh-history.pdf
Sidney: http://www.shelbycountyhistory.org/schs/archives/people/psmithpeoplea.htm
E.C. Simmons - Simmons Hardware Co.: http://www.thckk.org/history/simmons-hdwe.pdf
Sperry: http://www.bataviahistoricalsociety.org/foundry.htm
Stover: http://www.geni.com/people/Daniel-Stover/225459
Stover: http://vintagemachinery.org/MfgIndex/detail.aspx?id=1713
Stuart Peterson & Co.: http://www.philageohistory.org/rdic-images/view-image.cfm/HGSv1.0079
Wagner: http://www.shelbycountyhistory.org/schs/industry/cookware.htm
Wagner: http://articles.latimes.com/1987-09-03/food/fo-5642_1_cast-iron-cookware
Wapak: http://archive.org/stream/historywesterno00willgoog#page/n630/mode/2up/search/wapakoneta
WIRCO: http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~berta/mcbk1908/2-1%20.pdf
WIRCO: http://www.dnr.mo.gov/shpo/nps-nr/04000746.pdf http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/journey/household-transcript.html Transcript of The History of Household Technology



Ferrous Fact
"Ferrous Fact"
Genuine Griswold skillet ashtrays have matchbook holders. Those without are either fakes or were possibly made in the Ohio Wagner plant.