Photograph of group of men standing in front of Andrews Wire and Iron Works building. Man in front with light colored suit and short striped tie and boater probably Charles Andrews Jr.
Photograph of Andrews Wire and Iron Works building at 1800 Factory (now Preston Street)
These buildings were built in 1875-76 and the company, located on the 300 block of south Madison Street, made watches until 1915. Later parts of the old watch company was used by nearby Rockford High…
N. C. Thompson (1828-1898) came to Rockford in 1857 and was an industrialist and banker. His company made agricultural machinery, specializing in a version of John Manny's reaper. His office was locat…
Photograph of interior of Andrews Wire and Iron Works
Built Circa 1863, this building at 112-114-116 North Main Street housed the George S. Haskell Seed Company 1863-1893. The Rockford Watch Case Company occupied the second floor 1998-1895.
Photograph of interior of Andrews Wire Company
Photograph of office at Andrews Wire and Iron Works
Photograph of group of men in front of Andrews Wire and Iron Works building.
Organized in 1871, W.F. and John Barnes, 300 block of South Water Street, produced machinery and machine tools in Rockford for over one hundred years.
Photograph of lunchroom at Andrews Wire and Iron Works