Parkersburg Rig & Ree -  Mackey's Antiques & Clock Repairl

PARKERSBURG RIG & REEL

Mackey's Antiques & Clock Repair
1249 Gihon Road
Parkersburg WV 26101
 

   304 422-7274

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THE LARGEST PLANT IN THE WORLD MANUFACTURING DERRICKS AND OTHER OIL FIELD EQUIPMENT. THE PARKERSBURG RIG & REEL CO. PARKERSBURG PLANT. BECOMING PARMAC INC. A SUBSIDIARY OF MALONEY CRAWFORD TANK CORP. IN 1966

TO SUPPLY THE NEEDS OF THE OIL AND GAS COMPANIES ,JOHN M. CRAWFORD, AN IRISH IMMIGRANT, STARTED THE PARKERSBURG RIG AND REEL COMPANY IN 1897 IN A FRAME BUILDING COVERED WITH SHEET IRON AT THE CORNER OF SECOND AND GREEN STREETS. THE COMPANY MANUFACTURED DRILLING RIGS, MACHINERY, AND OTHER EQUIPMENT. DURING WORLD WAR II RIG AND REEL DEVOTED ALL ITS FACILITIES AND MANPOWER TO PRODUCING WAR MATERIALS.
 

THE LARGEST PLANT IN THE WORLD MANUFACTURING DERRICKS AND OTHER OIL FIELD EQUIPMENT. THE PARKERSBURG RIG & REEL CO. PARKERSBURG PLANT. BECOMING PARMAC INC. A SUBSIDIARY OF MALONEY CRAWFORD TANK CORP. IN 1966

 

the Parkersburg Rig & Reel plant Machine shop 1920

 

the Parkersburg Rig & Reel plant blacksmith shop 1920.

 

 

the Parkersburg Rig & Reel plant Machine shop  1920

 

the Parkersburg Rig & Reel plant 1920

 

Disaster in the form of the famous 1913 flood almost destroyed the then 16 year old plant. this view was taken at the crest of the flood

 

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