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Klockars Blacksmith Shop

KLOCKARS' BLACKSMITH SHOP BEGINNING IN THE 1860S, FOUNDRIES SOUTH OF MARKET STREET FABRICATED MINING MACHINERY, RAILROAD CARS. AND SHIPS. THIS 1912 MACHINE SHOP IS THE LAST. FRED V. WILBERT FORGED ...

KLOCKARS' BLACKSMITH SHOP

BEGINNING IN THE 1860S, FOUNDRIES SOUTH OF MARKET STREET
FABRICATED MINING MACHINERY, RAILROAD CARS. AND SHIPS. THIS
1912 MACHINE SHOP IS THE LAST. FRED V. WILBERT FORGED FINE
TOOLS HERE. EDWIN A. KLOCKARS (1898-1994). A NATIVE OF
MUNSMO, FINLAND, JOINED WILBERT IN 1928. HIS PRECISION-
MADE TOOLS HELPED CONSTRUCT THE EMPEROR NORTON AND
GOLDEN GATE BRIDGES AND HUNDREDS OF SHIPS DURING WORLD
WAR II. STILL IN PRODUCTION IS HIS 1938 SAN JOSE JAM TONGS THAT
ENABLE CANNING COMPANIES TO CLEAR CONVULSED CONVEYOR
CARRIERS. ED KLOCKARS HAD ONE MOTTO: "ANYTHING YOU NEED,
WE MAKE" THIS SHOP STILL DOES.

DEDICATED MARCH 26, 6010 (2005)

CAPITULUS REDIVIVUS VERBA BUENA #1
ANCIENT AND HONORABLE ORDER OF E CLAMPSUS VITUS
CREDO QUIA ABSURDUM
KLOCKARS

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