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Canfield Lumber Company

Canfield Lumber Company logo. Source: Atlas of Black Hawk County, Iowa, The Iowa Publishing Company, Des Moines, Iowa, 1910

  • In 1904 Perry E. Canfield came to Waterloo and organized the Canfield Lumber Company.
  • The company was incorporated with a capital stock of 30,000 dollars.
  • It was located on Falls Avenue in Waterloo.
  • Lee Canfield, of Cedar Rapids, was president; C.J. Schneck, of Waterloo, was vice president, and Perry E. Canfield was secretary and treasurer.
  • In 1915, the plant was the largest of its kind in Waterloo covering 10 acres of land.

Source: John C. Hartman's History of Black Hawk County, Iowa, and its people, Volume II, 1915.


Canfield Lumber Company stocked lumber products for homes and businesses

From: Explorations in Iowa History Project, University of Northern Iowa.



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