Columbus Forge & Iron Company

Columbus, OH - The February 19, 1898 edition of The Steel Age carries the announcement of incorporation by David Buel, W. D. Brickell, and William W. Franklin.  Their charge is to manufacture iron anvils and capital stock was set at $20,000.  In 1901, they increased capital stock to $50,000.

According to Columbus's Industrial Communities, this forge operated until the mid 1950's.

Trade Names and Brands from Trade Publications:

  • Indian Chief (Post Vises)
  • Buel Patent (Anvils)
  • Trenton (Anvils)
  • Arm & Hammer (Anvils)
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"Indian Chief" Vise Advertisement ca. 1911

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Advertisement ca. 1902

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