Electric Porcelain and Manufacturing Company

  

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In operation

1896-1916

Wares

electrical porcelain, porcelain for electric purposes (Industrial Directory 1901); porcelain goods (Industrial Directory 1906); electric light specialties (Industrial Directory 1909); electrical porcelain specialties (Industrial Directory 1912)

Notes

The company manufactured “High grade Vitrified Porcelain for Electrical Purposes; such as Battery Bushings, Arc Hanger Boards, Wall, Concealed and Molding Rosettes, Wall Receptacles, Bug Cutouts, Cleats, Insulators, Security Insulators, Switch Bases and all Specialties.” Die making, involving new and difficult designs, was a special feature of their work (Trenton Board of Trade 1900:80).

This company moved to the Central Porcelain site c.1917.

Selected References

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1896-1900. “Fitzgerald’s Trenton and Mercer County Directory, Together with a Directory of Bordentown, Burlington, Mount Holly and Lambertville, NJ and Morrisville, PA, Included a Fund of Information Concerning Public and Private Institutions, National, State, County, City and Borough Governments, Gathered from Reliable and Official Sources.” Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Trenton, New Jersey.

Trenton Board of Trade. 1900. “Industrial Trenton and Vicinity.” George A. Wolf Publishers, Wilmington, Delaware.

Fitzgerald, Thomas F. 1901-1916. “Fitzgerald’s Trenton and Mercer County Directory, Together with a Directory of Bordentown, Burlington, Mount Holly and Lambertville, NJ.” Thomas F. Fitzgerald, Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1901. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1906. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1909. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1912. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Industrial Statistics. 1918. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

New Jersey Bureau of Statistics and Records, Department of Labor. 1927. “The Industrial Directory of New Jersey.” Trenton, New Jersey.

Abramson, D.V. and T. Karschner. 1978. “An Inventory of Historical Engineering and Industrial Sites, Trenton, New Jersey.” On file, New Jersey Historic Preservation Office (NJDEP), Trenton, New Jersey.

Other Names

Electric Company; Electric Porcelain Company; Electric Porcelain and Manufacturing Company; Electric Porcelain and Manufacturing Works

Block and Lot:
104B/9

Historic Street Address:
311 Monmouth Street; 309 Monmouth Street; 315 Monmouth Street

Municipality:
City of Trenton