CRAINE BROTHERS

Program
NYS Historic
Subject
Industry & Commerce
Location
1356 Beaver Creek Road, West Edmeston, NY
Lat/Long
42.769027, -75.323857
Grant Recipient
Town of Brookfield Historical Society
Historic Marker

CRAINE BROTHERS

Inscription

CRAINE BROTHERS
THOMAS MADE CHEESE BOXES,
EGG CRATES, LUMBER AT MILL ON
THIS SITE. WILLIAM INVENTED
"TRIPLE WALL SILOS" IN 1901 AND
PATENTED MANY HOME DEVICES.
WILLIAM G. POMEROY FOUNDATION 2016

The Craine brothers, Thomas and William, once lived in Brookfield, New York. Thomas Craine made cheese boxes and egg crates from the lumber mill on this site. His brother William invented triple wall silos in 1901 and also patented many home devices.