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West Edmeston in Madison County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Craine Brothers

Craine Brothers Marker image. Click for full size.
February 3, 2019
1. Craine Brothers Marker
Inscription.  Thomas made cheese boxes, egg crates, lumber at mill on this site. William invented "Triple Wall Silos" in 1901 and patented many home devices.
Erected 2016 by William G. Pomeroy Foundation. (Marker Number 299.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the William G. Pomeroy Foundation series list.
Location. 42° 46.142′ N, 75° 19.431′ W. Marker is in West Edmeston, New York, in Madison County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1356 Beaver Creek Road, West Edmeston NY 13485, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locust Lodge (approx. half a mile away); 1/4 Mile To Historic Carr Farm (approx. 2.7 miles away); Town of Edmeston WWII Roll of Honor (approx. 6.4 miles away); Columbus Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Gorton Turtle (approx. 6.6 miles away); Burlington Flats Honor Roll (approx. 7.6 miles away); Michael L. Mayne
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(approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Burlington Flats Honor Roll (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Edmeston.
Regarding Craine Brothers. William and Thomas Craine manufactured lumber, cheese boxes, and egg crates. William invented and patented many household devices, including the Triple Wall Silo, which was produced by 14 companies in the United States and Canada. The silo business was eventually sold to Agway.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 14 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Deryn Pomeroy of Syracuse, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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