In many countries, three wheeled vehicles were cheaper to buy, run and insure, than their four wheeled competitors. They were often taxed as motorcyckles, but could transport more goods and/or passengers. Europe Germany Corona Fahrradwerke und Metallindustrie Corona Fahhradwerke und Metallindustrie AG manufacturerd bicykles, motorbikes, cars and tricykles. Unknown
Shipping companies have transported goods and passengers for millennia. From small vessels built of reeds to gigantic ocean liners, supertankers and cruise ships Europe Denmark Bornholmstrafikken DFDS – Det Forenede Damspkibs-Selskab Det Forenede Damspkibs-Selskab is one of very few steamship companies that has survived until today. Maersk Maersk is one of the worlds largest shipping […]
Since we began transporting goods and passengers over water, shipyards have built vessels to transport them in. Asia South Korea Hyundai Hyundai is a huge company, that is best known for their cars, but have factories manufacturing everything from electronic components to supertankers. Eurasia Australia Austal Europe Denmark Denmark, home of Vikings, and the worlds […]
Today margarine is primarily made from vegetable oil, but for a long time after the invention in 1869, it was made of a mixture of bovine fat, skimmed milk and water. ften made by vegatabile oil Europe Denmark Kronborg Margarine factory Otto Mønsted
A series of ticket manufacturers have made tickets for anything from buses to museums. Often these manufacturers also made the machines that stamped and dispensed the tickets. Bell Punch Company Bireka
Manufacturing companies have manufactured anything from toys to space rockets, spoons to suspension bridges. Denmark Dansk Aluminium Industi Illinois, USA Bates & Rogers Manufacturing Co. Bates & Rogers Manufacturing Co. built a series of railway bridges and tunnels. Indiana, USA Deterling Manufacturing Company Deterling Manufacturing Company built “Talking machines” in Indiana.
Bridges have been built since the first tree fell over a creek, and let anyone who wanted to pass.Since then many an impressive bridge has been erected using wood, steel and concrete. The Tubular Bridge at The Gobbins Europe Denmark The Great Belt Bridge Gibraltar A Gibraltar Straight Bridge United States of America Mississippi Yazoo […]
In the 19th century biscuit factories could be found everywhere. Some large, some small. Today most of them have disappeared. Denmark Jensen & Møller Biscuit Factory England Fortts
Many tyre manufacturers started producing massive rubber rings for wagons, before evolving into pneumatic tyres as those we use today. Europe England Avon North America USA Firestone Tire and Rubber Company Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was founded by Harvey Firestone in 1900.
Children and adults have treated them selves and others with sweets and confectionery, since the middle ages.Here we will collect the factories we have written about on the site. Europe Denmark Bonbon Danish sweets company Bonbon has created its own amusement park, next to the factory. Galle & Jessen Galle & Jessen made chocolate on […]