Town of Stockbridge Early Industries
Industry Product(s) Lifespan Notes
Stringer, Barr & Co. tools & scythes, 1824-1892 Also known as Holmes, Stringer & Co.; Stringer, Dexter
fruit & hop evap- & Co. then became the Munnsville Plow Co. (Munnsville)
Munnsville Plow Co. plows 1892-1920 Destroyed by fire (1920). Oneida Valley Clipper was their
best known brand of plow. Following the fire co. moved
to Oneida & was reorganized as the current Oneida Found-
F. E. Conley Quarry quarried limestone 1897-1936 Employed 30 workmen in 1898. First pulverized limestone
1939-present produced in NYS here in 1906. Steam shovels introduced in
1925. Eastern Rock Products, Inc. took over in 1929.
Closed in 1936; reopened in 1939 as the Munnsville Lime-
stone Corp. (Munnsville)
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Date: Tuesday, March 09, 1999 12:54 AM