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Ceased Operations

Date: 14 November 1883
Daily Local News; courtesy of Chester County Historical Society

Ceased Operations.—The new stone crusher of Steen & Johnson, on the farm of B. F. Williams, in Charlestown, township along the line of the Phoenixville and West Chester Railroad, has suspended operation after working a day or two on account of the engine being two (sic) light to run the machine


Hugh Steen, Serial Entrepreneur of Tredyffrin by Mike Bertram, TEHS Quarterly, vol. 50, #1 (March 2013)