Solvay Coke Plant in MKE

Coking site in MKE to be redeveloped (with commuter rail station)

The old 46-acre Solvay Coke plant site in Milwaukee (#SIA2005 annual conf. tour stop) is to be redeveloped by Komatsu as what is being touted…

Read Article →
Industrial Heritage Preservation Grant Fund Renamed in Honor of Eric DeLony

Industrial Heritage Preservation Grant Fund Renamed in Honor of Eric DeLony

  Eric N. DeLony, who served as Chief of the National Park Service’s Historic American Engineering Record (HAER) from 1987 to 2003, died on October 23,…

Read Article →
SIA Membership Survey

2018 Membership Survey Summary

Thanks to all the members who participated in the online membership survey sent to all members in the early summer of 2018.  In all, 285…

Read Article →
SIA 48th Annual Conference - Chicago, Illinois

SIA 48th Annual Conference – Chicago, Illinois

June 6 – 9, 2019  Conference Home  •  Call for Papers • Online Proposal Form Tours & Events  • Registration Information  •  Hotel & Travel For the first time…

Read Article →
2018 Industrial Heritage Preservation Grant Recipients

2018 Industrial Heritage Preservation Grant Recipients

A pair of pumphouses having different historic purposes—one served navigation, the other the salt production industry—are the recipients of the Society for Industrial Archeology’s two…

Read Article →
2018 SIA Fall Tour Site Descriptions

2018 SIA Fall Tour Site Descriptions

Online registration for the 2018 SIA Fall Tour of Dayton, Ohio opens Wednesday, August 1! TOUR SITE DESCRIPTIONS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 Optional Early-Bird Tour to…

Read Article →
General Tools Award 2016 - Duncan Hay

General Tools Award 2016 – Duncan Hay

Duncan Hay (left) receives the General Tools Award from Charles Parrott at the 2016 SIA Annual Business Meeting in Kansas City. Duncan Hay is among…

Read Article →
2018 SIA Fall Tour - Dayton, Ohio

2018 SIA Fall Tour – Dayton, Ohio

  Employees of the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company stand on the wings of the Dayton-Wright RB-1. Courtesy of Special Collections & Archives, Wright State University. Writing…

Read Article →
Flooding in Houghton (June 2018)

Flooding in Houghton (June 2018)

Houghton Co., MI, where the SIA headquarters are located, suffered severe flooding on Sunday 17 June 2018.  The region was very hard hit with many…

Read Article →