Swindell-Dressler Corp. 1925-1973

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Client: William Swindell & Brothers<br />
Ad Agency: George Ketchum Advertising<br />
Contact: George Ketchum<br />
Product: Car Type Electric Heat Treatment Furnace<br />
Location: Swindell Brothers factory in Pittsburgh <br />
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View of William Swindell Brothers Car type Electric Heat Treating Furnace. For this client, Brady Stewart used an Eastman Kodak Mod. 2-D View Camera.  All the negatives in this gallery are 8"x10" and still in great condition in 2020.<br />
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Swindell Dressler International Company was based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The company was founded by Phillip Dressler in 1915 as American Dressler Tunnel Kilns, Inc.  In 1930, American Dressler Tunnel Kilns, Inc. merged with William Swindell and Brothers to form Swindell-Dressler Corporation. The Swindell brothers designed, built, and repaired metallurgical furnaces for the steel and aluminum industries. The new company offered extensive heat-treating capabilities to heavy industry worldwide.