HIDDEN HISTORY: The Wiard Plow story (1804-1954)

Jun 17, 2013

Of the multitude of factories that dotted the Batavia landscape in the early 1900s, one company stood apart.

When Batavia officially became a city in 1915, the Wiard Plow Company on Swan Street had the distinction of being its oldest industry and the nation's oldest manufacturer of agricultural plows.

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