Pictures of National Tile and products
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Picture of tile show held in New  Orleans
The above picture was taken at a tile show held in New Orleans showing the public the various kinds of tile.
Display Case
Natioal Tile Company product display case
Tile Color Sample
The above item is located at the   Indiana State Museum
Picture of various products
Courtesy of Madison County Historical Society, Inc.
The above left picture and above bottom right picture pictures were found at the Anderson Library.
national Tile Board of Directors
   This picture was taken approximately November 15, 1948 in front of the new mixer which was put into operation on September 27, 1948.

From left to right:
R. H. Alexander - PresidentC. O. Gipson - Chief Mechanical EngineerR. Y. Lennis - General Superintendent, E. E. Baldauf - Manager
of  Production and Ceramic Engineering
H. Lewis - Vice-President and Purchasing Agent, R. A. Towell - Mechanical Engineer, and
R. B. Alexander - Director and Assistant Chief Mechanical Engineer.
National Tile Board of Directors
 This picture of the Board of Directors of The National Tile and Manufacturing Company, Anderson, Indiana, was taken November 29, 1948.

Left to right - seated:
R. M. Reydell - Secretary and Treasure,  R. H. Alexander - President and Chairman of the Board,  Hyman Lewis - Vice president and Member of the Board and Purchasing Agent.

Standing - Left to right:
Neath W. Wilson - Member of the Board - Attorney (Pelton, Wilson and Cleveland),  Louis S. Jones - Member of the Board - Past President and ownerRichard C. Field - Member of the Board - Vice President  Commercial Trust Company, Jersey CityRichard B. Alexander -Member of the Board and Assistant Chief Mechanical Engineer, Lin Field Myers - Member of the Board - President of Anderson Banking Company.

Mr. Reydell resigned from the Board this date and Mr. Wilson was elected to membership to fill Mr. Reydell's position.
Mr. Reydell remained Secretary and Treasure of the company.
Any information about a picture is from the back of each picture.

1. Start of process showing charging Hopper and Mixer. Entire length of plant shown.

2. Mixer and Conveyor used to move prepared clay batch to storage feeder automatically.

3. Storage-feeder and Granulator.

4. Mixer (left) and Storage-feeder. Conveyor moves granulated clay to process automatically.

5. Rear of presses (one operates, one is a "stand-by".)

6. Front of press showing conveyor to remove tile from press.

7. Conveyor used to turn tiles over automatically.

8. Conveyor used to turn tiles over. Note tiles on top belt are upside down (as they come from press). Tiles on lower belt are right side up.

9. Tiles moving to spray machine. (Dryer at left for special purpose)

10. Tiles moving into spray machine for glaze application.
Note tiles group together automatically as they enter spray machine.

11. Glazed tiles emerging from spray machine.
Note tiles "spread out" automatically and are rotated 90 degrees.

12. Dryer removes moisture then tiles are automatically removed from the dryer.

13. Tile edges are brushed automatically.

14. Tiles are automatically moved to entrance end of kiln.

15. Tiles are inspected and placed in proper location to be automatically moved through the kiln.

16. Tiles are inspected and placed in proper lacation to be automatically moved through the kiln.

17. The complete kiln, automatic controls and discharge end.

18. Finished tiles automatically discharged from kiln and ready to automatically be moved into the packing room.

19. Tiles automatically placed in position for inspection and packing.

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Unless otherwise noted the above information and pictures are courtesy of
Madison County Historical Society, Inc.
design copyright: February 2011.