A short while back, someone in one of the many cast iron Facebook groups to which I belong posted a photo of a brown beer bottle, with raised lettering marked “Wagner” and “Sidney, O.” The person asked whether the bottle was related to the Wagner […]
The Sidney Hollow Ware Company began in 1859 as “P. Smith Bro. & Co.” Philip Smith began working a small foundry in Sidney Ohio with capital of just $25 in 1859. His brother Michael joined him in the business a short time later. P. Smith […]
I’ve seen this theorized here and there before, and the theories all made sense, but here it is right from the mouth of Griswold’s marketing department in 1921! “The Griswold … low frame … is for use on coal and wood ranges, and the high […]
The Wapak Hollow Ware Company was formed in 1903 by a group of five men in Wapakoneta, Ohio. The Company was in business until 1926, when it declared bankruptcy.
I have a youtube channel, and received a comment from Kathleen O on one of my vids with a pan that had pitting: “I hear the that the “pitting” is caused by use over fire or old wood stove. Does this mean old wood stoves burned […]
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…my chicken pan can do anything! I’m having guests for a casual dinner tonight on the patio. Burgers are on the menu, along with all of the accoutrements and a roasted veggie side. I needed a couple […]