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T.I.S.C.O. Complex

 
 
T.I.S.C.O. Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 12, 2010
1. T.I.S.C.O. Complex Marker
Inscription. Taylor Iron & Steel Company Was the center of the original 1742 Union Iron Works. Late 1800's push to rename High Bridge to "Tisco" failed.
 
Erected 2010 by Hunterdon County Cultural And Heritage Commission/UFHA.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the New Jersey, Hunterdon County Cultural and Heritage Commission marker series.
 
Location. 40° 40.025′ N, 74° 53.611′ W. Marker is in High Bridge, New Jersey, in Hunterdon County. Marker is on Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: High Bridge NJ 08829, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Taylor Wharton Iron and Steel Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Taylor Iron and Steel Company (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The American Hotel (about 600 feet away); Railroad Bridge and Arches (about 800 feet away); St. Joseph Parish (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.K. Hoffman Veterans Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); High Bridge and the Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); The TISCO Complex (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in High Bridge.
 
Related markers.
T.I.S.C.O. Complex Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 12, 2010
2. T.I.S.C.O. Complex Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers identifying TISCO's legacy.
 
Additional comments.
1. TISCO Roof Repaired
In 2010, Union Forge Heritage Association received a $50,000 grant from the New Jersey Historic Trust to repair the TISCO office building roof. In 2012, the work was completed and will allow future generations to enjoy this structure.
    — Submitted January 18, 2013, by William Honachefsky Jr of High Bridge/Clinton Twp, New Jersey.

 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Taylor Iron & Steel Company Office Building image. Click for full size.
circa 1907
3. Taylor Iron & Steel Company Office Building
The TISCO Building after addition of the third floor. image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
4. The TISCO Building after addition of the third floor.
Taylor Iron & Steel Company Main Building Today image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, May 12, 2010
5. Taylor Iron & Steel Company Main Building Today
Taylor Iron & Steel Company image. Click for full size.
By Alan Edelson, August 20, 2009
6. Taylor Iron & Steel Company
Same doorway when it was new almost 70 years ago. image. Click for full size.
circa 1942
7. Same doorway when it was new almost 70 years ago.
 
 
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