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Foundries of the Past & Present CI Cookware directory

Postby sdtripper2 » Wed Aug 08, 2007 2:08 pm

Foundries where your Iron was made,
might be found in the links below.

Wagner Society............... Source of Foundries in pdf format
(Useful listing of foundries when you are searching out who made the Iron you are cooking with)


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Postby Miriam C. » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:58 pm

:applause: :thumbsup: Wow Steve! You have done it again. How nice to have a reference like that!
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Re: Foundries of the Past & Present CI Cookware directory

Postby bobhenry » Wed Aug 21, 2013 1:45 pm

I picked up an O'brien and O'brien 9" skillet today at Good will $4.89 :D

Was trying to find out when they went out of business the link won't open to that foundry :cry:

This skillets gotta be an oldie has heat ring and has a real nice heft to it.
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Re: Foundries of the Past & Present CI Cookware directory

Postby Gold5one » Sun Oct 12, 2014 5:32 pm

Foundry work was my bread and butter 10 years ago. I spent 11 years working in Chrysler Foundry/Indianapolis. A lot of new hires never made it to lunch break before they quit. The company ran a shuttle bus to the jail for work release workers, who figured a temp job in a hot/dirty/dangerous foundry was better than a jail cell. When they got released, quite a few of them stayed on and took full time jobs. This was the only Chrysler plant that took all raw materials and made a product= iron engine blocks for cars, jeeps and trucks. I guess I was one of the tough ones who stuck it out to the end- Oct -2005, closed and the work was shipped overseas.
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