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Manufacturers Index - R. Munroe & Son
Last Modified: Aug 14 2019 2:31PM by Mark Stansbury
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R. Munroe & Son, operators of West Point Boiler Works, was known for its steam boilers and boiler appliances. The company also manufactured steam locomotives, and one preserved 4-4-0 is at a German amusement park, Erlebnispark Schloss Thurn, in Heroldsbach, Bayern (Bavaria). The works was in Pittsburgh's Strip District at 23rd and Smallman St. The plant suffered a devastating explosion of their own boiler on Mar. 14, 1899.

By the 1950s, the company was named R. Munroe & Sons Manufacturing Corp., and making industrial tanks.

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