: Laborer operating a piece of Jeffrey mining equipment loaded with barrels. The Jeffrey Manufacturing Company, also known as the Jeffrey Mining Corporate Center, was established in 1876 as the Lechner Mining Machine Company in Columbus, Ohio, by Joseph Jeffrey and Francis Lechner. The company was the world’s leading producer of mining, conveying, and heavy industrial equipment for nearly 100 years. Jeffrey designed material handling products for a wide variety of uses, such as coal mining, farming, amusement park rides, earth-moving, lumber mills, and food processing, the use of which reduced handling costs, increased production, and decreased hard physical labor. View on Ohio Memory.
: P251_B39F03_4794 Subjects
: Coal miners; Jeffrey Manufacturing Company (Columbus, Ohio); Coal mines and mining--Electric equipment; Laborers; Places
: Jeffrey Manufacturing Company mining equipment