Daily Archives: August 12, 2013

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  • Storefront Details, posted 2013-08-12

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    The storefront that was posted yesterday also incorporated four small signs like the one above on the upright, column-like, areas.  A little research found that the Mesker Brothers Iron Works was a St. Louis company operated by brothers Bernard and Frank Mesker.  In addition to building fronts, the company produced tin ceilings, iron railings, stairs, roof cresting, ventilation grates, iron awnings, skylights, and freight elevators.  They competed directly against a company operated by another brother, George Mesker, in Evansville, Indiana.  Storefronts by both […]

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