Base is 16 by 6. The history of Haughton Elevator Co. In 1890, he bought out the last remaining partner of the company and renamed it N. Haughton Foundry and Machine Company. However, the company changed name again in 1897 to Haughton Elevator and Machine Co., as the company began focusing on the manufacturing of elevators. Haughton's factory was first located in Huron Street, close to downtown Toledo, Ohio.
It was operational until 1950 when a new factory was built on the Anthony Wayne trail across the Toledo Zoo. After the southern part of the Anthony Wayne Trail factory was demolished, the Toledo Zoo expanded across the street. At the Toledo Zoo, where the Polar Bears are right now was where Haughton's president's office was located. In 2008, the northern part of the Anthony Wayne Trail factory was demolished. There is an unknown warehouse that is still near the zoo that could have been part of the factory.
I believe this item may have been salvaged from the Tower theater in Upper Darby Philadelphia. The Tower Theater, built in 1927, was opened a year later, by John H. McClatchy, as one of Upper Darby Township's first movie houses. Located just outside the city limits of Philadelphia, the theater thrived in the busy area that was once the most highly traveled route to Center City from the west.
In its early years, Tower Theater showed both vaudeville acts and movies. Industrial Cast Iron Pulley Haughton Elevator Co.
Tower Theater" is in sale since Thursday, September 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Tools, Hardware & Locks\Tools\Pulleys, Block & Tackle". The seller is "dukayawahu" and is located in Maple Shade, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.