General Tools Award 2019 - David Simmons

General Tools Award 2019 – David Simmons

Caption for above photo: 2019 General Tools Award Recipient David Simmons, left, with former SIA President Duncan Hay of the award committee. The General Tools…

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2019 SIA Board Election Results

2019 SIA Board Election Results

The results of the 2019 Society for Industrial Archeology Board of Directors election are as follows: NEW BOARD MEMBERS  Seth Price Seth Price’s interest in…

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2019 Eric Delony Industrial Heritage Preservation Grant Recipient

2019 Eric Delony Industrial Heritage Preservation Grant Recipient

The photo above shows the spillway gate and bridge. The Society for Industrial Archeology awarded the 2019 Eric Delony Industrial Heritage Preservation Grant to the…

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USS Monitor Conservation Efforts Highlighted in Newspaper Article

USS Monitor Conservation Efforts Highlighted in Newspaper Article

During a tour at last year’s Society for Industrial Archeology annual conference in Richmond, Virginia, SIA members got a chance to go behind the scenes…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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Vogel Prize 2018 - Fred Quivik

Vogel Prize 2018 – Fred Quivik

2018 – Fred Quivik for his article “Nuisance, Source of Wealth, or Potentially Practical Material: Visions of Tailings in Idaho’s Coeur d’Alene Mining District, 1888–2001,”…

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General Tools Award 2018 - Fred Quivik

General Tools Award 2018 – Fred Quivik

Fred Quivik, 2018 Recipient of the General Tools Award (left), with committee chair Jet Lowe at the SIA Annual Business Meeting in Richmond, Va. Fred Quivik has…

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