Remington continued to manufacture “blind” typewriters through the first decade of the 20th century, despite increasing competition from Underwood and others. Still, the company remained dominant and its manufacturing process keenly interesting. Scientific American offered this inside view in 1905, highlighting the company’s output: one machine per minute.1
Previously, Scientific American offered a view of the factory in 1888, then using engravings, not photographs — see here.
Scientific American, March 1905 —
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- This post employs the font from the Remington Noiseless Typewriter. [↩]
Very interesting article. The manufacturing processes of the day seem much more interesting than many of those we have today. It is truly amazing that in the early 1900s typewriters could be made at one per minute.
Wow, they really made everything from the typeslugs to springs right there in the same factory.. Magnificent operation! 😀