Minnesota Historical Society M-Flame Logo

Minnesota Communities
  Hibbing  |  Red Wing  |  St. Anthony  |  People  |  Occupations  |  Landscapes  |  Milestones  |  Timelines  |  Tours  
Home / Red Wing / Occupations / Pottery / Red Wing Sewer Pipe Information
Welcome to Minnesota Communities

Teachers
    overview
    primary sources
    contact us
Gallery
    advertisements
    art
    books
    data
    diagrams
    diaries
    documents
    letters
    maps
    newpapers
    objects
    photographs
About
    philosophy
    bibliography
    credits


Pottery

Title: Red Wing Sewer Pipe Information
Type: Document
Date: 1912
Source: Minnesota Historical Society

Description: Red Wing Stoneware began making sewer pipe to sell to local communities. This pamphlet described the construction and benefits of using stoneware sewer pipe.
Read Transcription

page 1    | page 2

Red Wing Sewer Pipe Information

page 1    | page 2

Activities:

  1. Why is the glaze on pipe important, according to this article?



    Answer:
  2. Why do you think some Red Wing business leaders decided to start a new clay industry making sewer pipe?



    Answer:
  3. According to the title page of this booklet, how much pipe did this company produce per year?



    Answer:
  4. Why would the title page of the book request that you "Address all Correspondence to Red Wing, Minn." if the company also had a factory in Hopkins?



    Answer: