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Cash Stack: 1902

Cash Stack: 1902

Dayton, Ohio, 1902. "Power House, National Cash Register Co." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative by William Henry Jackson. View full size.

 

Down She Goes

Time lapse of the NCR stack demolition sometime during the 1960's

Awesome Brick Work!

It always amazes me to see how even something even as mundane as a somkestack can be so ornately decorated. People used to take such pride in their work.

Functional beauty

That is about the most beautiful smokestack I've ever seen.

NCR Memories

I went to college here in the US and did my internship with NCR.

Unfortunately they packed up and moved shop to Atlanta I believe. I remember the building but not the stack. Might have been torn down at some point I'm not sure.

University of Dayton now owns the site where NCR stood for generations. I might need to do some research but the street looks familiar.

Update. The Corliss Engine house above is now in Carillon park Here

Wow

That is some seriously handsome industrial architecture; not just the stack, but the whole layout.

A power plant beautiful enough for a garden party

Stack Jazz

This image has the look and feel of a diorama or scale model. And that is one snazzy smoke stack.

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