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Kelly-Springfield Tire Plant, Factory Building, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, Allegany County, MD

Kelly-Springfield Tire Plant, Factory Building, 701 Kelly Road, Cumberland, Allegany County, MD

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Factory Building forms the nucleus of the Kelly-Springfield Tire Plant, an historically significant industrial complex in Allegany County. The facility was in operation from 1921 until 1987, and served as Kelly-Springfield's only manufacturing plant between 1925 and 1962. The plant was critical to the development of Cumberland during the twentieth century. The design, construction, and modification of the factory building reflect the evolution of the tire manufacturing process.
Survey number: HAER MD-102-A

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Necarsulmer, Edward
S. Diescher & Sons
R. Christopher Goodwin & Associates, Incorporated, contractor
Institute for the History of Technology & Industrial Archeology (IHTIA), contractor
Nicely, John, photographer
Wise, Harriet, photographer
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Cumberland (Md.)39.64589, -78.77749
Google Map of 39.6458911, -78.7774865
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