Antique “Detroit Jewel” 6085 LC Detroit Stove Works Cast Iron Range. A little history on the range.. With an abundance of iron ore in the Upper Peninsula, Michigan became a leader of iron-made products in the nineteenth century including cast iron stoves, wheels for railroad cars, ships, and marine engines. The big three stove manufacturers that made Michigan the stove manufacturing capital of the world were: Detroit Stove Works, Michigan Stove Company and the Peninsular Stove Company. During the Victorian era, cast iron stoves replaced fireplaces that were dangerous and required huge amounts of firewood. First founded as the J. Dwyer & Company in 1861 by brothers Jeremiah and James Dwyer. The Detroit Stove Works was incorporated in 1864 with the financial backing of Charles DuCharme, a wealthy Detroit hardware dealer. The brothers were the first foundry owners in the region to combine modern engineering practices with foundry work. Their company produced the Jewel stove, which by the 1890s was available in 800 different models. He then formed a group of investors to found the Michigan Stove Company in 1871. The company expanded the variety of stoves available under the Garland. Label, including kitchen and cooking stoves, and a variety of heating stoves. Additional stove companies were started in Detroit in the 1870s and 1880s, and consequently, stove manufacturing became Detroits leading industry in the late 19th century. The Detroit Stove Works bought out the Art Stove Company in 1923 and continued to make gas ranges for homes, and heavy-duty heating and cooking appliances for hotels, clubs, restaurants, and institutions, under the “Garland, ” “Laurel, ” “Jewel” and “Detroit Jewel” names. Discount Bakery Equipment is a full service bakery equipment provider. We are more than just an equipment vendor, we are also a full service bakery design consulting firm. Whether you are just starting up or need to revamp your entire operation, we are the ones to call. We stand behind all of our products and services 100%! Mon-Fri 8am to 4pm Est. The item “Antique Detroit Jewel 6085 LC Detroit Stove Works Cast Iron Range” is in sale since Wednesday, December 9, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Cookware\Other Collectible Cookware”. The seller is “discount_bakery_equip” and is located in Wayland, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Material: Cast Iron
- Brand: Detroit Stove Works