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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 30, 1913)
THE OMAHA SUNDAY BEE: MARCH 30, 1913.
Omaha Van and Storage Company's Concrete Building
GIANT STORAGE LEADS ALL
Omaha Van and Storage Company's
Twin Structures Ideal.
ABSOLUTELY SAFE FOR GOODS
rlnl C'onrrele llnnntM, nlth fllrrl
Doors nnil All llrvlcra for Krp)i
ItiK All Artlclm Hafp from
liullt to endure, built to keep safe ihi1
inluablo goods of Omaha anil the --tntt,
'.hp immense fireproof biilldlnK of the
Dmaha Van and Storage company 'iro
Ircts itself Into the view nt Sixteenth
ind Leavenworth streets ns ono of lit'
finest liulldliiKK In the city. The struc
ture occupies half a block of space on
this site, the second building giving In
l'ompany one of the finest stoiage pt.it'1
r. the west. A few years ago the rim
:oncrcte building was erifted. And now
Iho firm has Just completed n twin struc
ture, which Is shown in a photograph on
this page. I
The first building Is used for the Iik
nge of household goods and the second
will be employed for merchandise, civ.
Die structure Is made of concrete and
relnfoiced by bteel. .1 Is absolutely
fireproof and In It are sepurate vaults
and rooms for the storage of various
goods. There are evenly heated rooms for
pianos. There are looms where neither
dust nor moisture will Injure any article
In any way. Everything In this huge
building Is safe.
1'nkn L'nrr of All.
So large is the storage that the com
pany can take care of all household goods
and all things that need to l stored
In the city of Omaha. It Is an excellent
place and the way In which It Is used by
Omaha shows how well appreciated it a
The Omaha Van and Storage compiiiy
Is one of the largest films of Its Wind
in the middle west and the new building
simply adds to Us ecjurpmenl and ,jlvts
It a chance to take care of all the needs
of Omaha. Visitors to the new storage
have declared that the building Is ono
of the finest of Its kind they have evor
seen. It Is not only one of the best
made the strongest and safest but It
Is also one of the largest. It rise eight
The Omaha Van and Storage company
has a large line of moving vans and
drays. It stores household goods, packs
them for shipment and take care of
thrm In all ways. Tho rcuon this firm
has become so popular In Omaha Is due
to the fact that It has always given good
service. Kfflclenoy In tho men who
work for the firm and the best of equip
ment have enabled It to do work which
other firms have not been able to ac
complish. With the new structure It Is
doing more and a greater business than
was before possible, and It Is doing It
Just an effectively as It handled the trade
before the second large storage came.
Fireproof Stnrnare Doors,
v The storage rooms are equipped Trtth
fireproof doors made by the Variety
Manufacturing company of Chicago. In
this building are 1,303 of these doors,
protecting the rooms from fire. They
are approved by the underwriters- of the
country. The Variety Manufacturing
company makes cross elevator and
freight house doors, steel window shut
ters, rolling steel shutters, steel window
frames, Donne steam exhaust heads,
blacksmith and wrought Iron work, etc
Tile from Nebraakn Cttr.
The hollow tile used 1m constructing the
building were sold by the Nebraska City
Brick, company, of which Charles A.
Tramp Is secretary. It Is a fin grade
ot tile and was used In this building be
cause of the desire to have the best that
could be bought It Is recommsnded for
all excellently constructed buildings. The
Nebraska City Urlck company manufac
tures all grades ot brick and hollow tile
building blocks and drain tile.
Very Fine Roof.
The roof ot the Omaha Van and Stor
ago company's new structure Is J.-M.
asbestos roofing, made by the Johns-Man-vllle
company, whose office Is at 1000 Far
nam street, In this city. Tills roofing Is
composed solely ot mineral properties
tsbeitos and Trinidad asphalt This same
looting has been placed In the Union Pa
cific building, the plants ot the Haar
mann Vinegar and Pickle company, Pax
ton & Vlcrllng Iron works, Kggerss
O'Flyng company, Transmlsalsslppl a rain
company and Nebraska Blau Oas plant.
Underwriters' lrop fire doors are con
sidered among the best manufactured,
and In this new building there or 1,303
of them. They are absolutely fireproof,
and keep the concreto rooms as safe from
Injury as It Is possible to kesp them.
These are made by the Variety Manufac
turing company ot Llnooln. This com
pany also manufactures steel windows,
shutters, rolling steel shutters, stesl win
dow frames, cross horlsontol folding
doors, cross sldo-up doors, etc
Honest Construction, All.
Grant Parsons, the general contractor
who erected the Omaha Van and Htorago
company's storage, Is known for the thor
oughly honest buildings he erects. He
makes the best kind of structures, and
this new storage house Is an example of
the kind of buildings he puts up. This
structure Is on of the most substantial
ever built In the state. It Is substantial
In every detail, and stands as a prise
monument to the contractor, an Omaha
With the new storage ths Omaha Van
and Storage company becomes ready to
take care ot all the business that can
be brought to It this summer. The .stor
age rooms are In shape tor the augmented
storage business that always comes with
summer, when families leave the city and
store their goods. Already the Incrsase
in the business Is being felt This new
growth Is caused by the spring moving
season. Many families that were housed
In the city all summer, or preparing to
board for a few weeks longer, and then
leave the city until fall, when they will
take their household goods out of stor
age and move into homes and flats. The
I lant of the Omaha Van and Storage com
pany is one of the finest In the country
for taking car of household goods. It
protects 'pianos, clocks and all goods.
There is no -way In which any article can
The economy In the us ot ourrsnt when
Tungsten lamps or used as against ths
old-ftshionod carbon filament Incandes
cent lamps is shown In the following
figures: For each candle-r d- " of light
produced the carbon filamsiu lamp con
sumes IS watts ot olootrtctj energy while
only 1.96 watts per candlpowr are rt
syilrod by th Tunfstsa lamp.
Largest and most substantial fireproof storage in the west
Modernly equipped in every way to give every convenience, every
safety and every bit of protection that can be desired.
structure is ready
to take care of all
kinds of. house
hold goods mer
age rooms, that
fully protect from
fire, mice and
dirt, are offered
this state or in the
middle west is
there such a built
you will appreci
ate all we say.
Moving, Storing, Packing. Large Vans and all moving conveniences.
Omaha Van & Storage Corrmanv
804 South 16th Street.
Phone Deuglas 4163.
It's Honestly Constructed
That's the reason the new
storage building of the
Omaha Van & Storage Co.
Is one of the finest structures in
the country. It was built by
809 South 7th St.
Honesty in construction brings
the only buildings that will en
dure. The new storage building
is thoroughly made in every sec
tion, and every detail has been
built so that the completed struc
ture is regarded as a model of
Honesty and substantiality go
together to make buildings that
Will win the praise of the building
world and give the owners the
best construction money will buy.
OMAHA FIREPROOF STORAGE BUILDING
J-M ASBESTOS ROOFING
Firtproof Weatherproof Everlasting
COMPOSED SOLELY OF
Mineral Properties-Asbestos s Trinidad Asphalt
Furnished, Applied and Guaranteed by Our Contract Department.
A Few More Recent and Notable Applications are:
Union Pacific Headquarters Bldg, Haarmann Vinegar & Pickle Co.
Paxfon & Vierling Iran Works Eggerss-O'Flyng Ce.
Trans-Mississippi Grain Ce. Nebraska Blau Gas Plant
"The Roof of th Worjd" "Look for tho White Top." ,
H. W. JOHNS-MANVILLE COMPANY
Offices and Warehouses 1003 Farnam St. Omaha, Neb.
Minm, Manufacturers and Contractors for Applioatisn of Asbestos and Magnesia Produois
IN THE WORLD
Honest, Substantial Construction
Demands Honest, Substantial Material
In constructing the fireproof storage of the Omaha
Van & Storage company onljr the best the
proved materials were used, and therefore the
large structure is one of the model storage houses
of the middle west. Into its construction went
Manufactured in Nebraska City. Neb., by
The Nebraska City Brick Company
Makers of All High Grades of Brick, Hollow Building Blocks and Tile.
The selection of hollow tilt from the Nebraska
City Brick Company is proof that this tile is the
best that its quality is proved and that it is so .
excellent that it is used in the best construction.
. When you build remember that the best tile and brick is produced in
Nebraska City and be sure to write us for prices and information.
Nebraska City. Neb.
Chas. A Tramp, Secretary
The Turner Mushroom
Used throughout the large warehouse
The original flat Blab concrete construction fully pro
tected by U. S. Patents.
' The Mushroom System Meuns
ECONOMY STRENGTH DURABILITY
Our corpB of expert reinforced con
crete engineers are at your service for
consultation and estimates.
Send for illustrated Bulletin.
CA P TTTPTW 17D Consulting Engineer,
A X. iURllEfK Pheonis Building, Mpls.
Brunches in ull prinuipul cities.
UNDERWRITERS IRON FIRE DOORS
In the new. building of the Omaha Van and Fireproof
Storage Company are 1303 of our Fireproof Doors.
These are known as the Underwriters Iron Fire
Door. They thoroughly protect rooms against fire.
They have been approved by the insurance underwriters
We manufacture these doors and also make Steel Window
Shutters, Rolling Steel Shutters, Steel Window Frames.
Cross Horizontal Folding Doors, Cross Slide-up Doors.
Cross Improved Meaker Elevator Doors, Underwriters Tin
Clad Fireproof Door, Etc., Etc.
Variety Manufacturing Co.
Carroll and Sacramento Avenue
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