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Calcite and The Bradley Boats:  A Pictorial History, 1912-2012 Gerald F. Micketti

Calcite and The Bradley Boats: A Pictorial History, 1912-2012

Gerald F. Micketti

Published 2012
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Hardcover
412 pages
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 About the Book 

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the start of production at Calcite and the launching of Steamer Calcite, local historians Jerry Micketti and Mark Thompson have teamed up to produce the definitive history of the Calcite Plant and theMoreIn celebration of the 100th anniversary of the start of production at Calcite and the launching of Steamer Calcite, local historians Jerry Micketti and Mark Thompson have teamed up to produce the definitive history of the Calcite Plant and the Bradley Transportation fleet. In text and photos, they trace the history of Calcite from the incorporation of Michigan Limestone & Chemical Co. in 1910 to the plant’s recent purchase by Carmeuse Lime & Stone.Much of the material in the book has never appeared in print before, including insider details from the early days of the company that were gleaned from minutes of the corporation’s Board of Directors. The text is profusely illustrated with historic photos, primarily from Calcite’s own massive photographic collection, now in the historical museum’s collection.