Columbia Wagon Works
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 40° 01.475 W 076° 29.546
18T E 372649 N 4431552
Quick Description: Columbia Wagon Works is located at 920 Plane Street, Columbia Borough, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/6/2006 6:15:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMPQX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 15

Long Description:
The Columbia Wagon Works was built in 1889. The company was formed on June 7, 1889, by Columbia natives, W.T. Garrison, John Hutchinson, and Theodore Urban. The wagon making industry was well established in south-central Pennsylvania when Columbia Wagon Works opened in 1889.

Today, the buildings are owned by Columbia Project, Inc., and have been rehabilitated into a sixty-unit apartment complex, which opened in the fall of 1996.

Structure #: 01000057
Street address:
920 Plane Street
Columbia, Pa. USA
17512


County / Borough / Parish: Columbia Borough, Lancaster County

Year listed: 2001

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event

Periods of significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949

Historic function: Industry/Processing/Extraction

Current function: Apartment Complex

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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