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Musselman Plants in Biglerville, PA

Early Plant in Biglerville, PA in 1907

The Biglerville Canning Company, purchased by the Musselmans in 1907, served as their first plant. Operations were handled by about twelve employees.


Plant in Biglerville, PA in 1957

 In fifty years, the Musselman Company had expanded its operations to include an enlarged biglerville plant as well as plants in Gardners, Pennsylvania, and Inwood, West Virginia. More than two thousand employees worked during peak season. The company later purchased plants in Michigan in order to provide further outlets to the Midwestern market.

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