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LaBelle Iron Works, Thirtieth & Wood Streets, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV

LaBelle Iron Works, Thirtieth & Wood Streets, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV

 
 
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Summary

Significance: La Belle is the largest American cut nail factory and one of two remaining United States cut nail manufacturers. La Belle has been in business for almost 140 years and still uses the same equipment and processes to make cut nails. La Belle helped make Wheeling the "Nail City" during the late 19th century.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N411
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-21
Survey number: HAER WV-47

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Date

1969 - 1980
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
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Location

East Wheeling40.05148, -80.72294
Google Map of 40.05147669999999, -80.7229392
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