Flemington Cut Glass
Flemington was in need of an industry to hire locals, so in 1902 the Empire Cut Glass Company moved to Flemington. However, they only produced exclusive, high-end designs that were too costly for the general public, so four years later, two Empire employees—Alphonse Miller and Charles McMullen—established Flemington Cut Glass, which thrived as one of the country's largest glass manufacturers until going bankrupt in 2008. I believe all of their buildings, one of which was across the street from CNJ South Branch Station (first image below), have been razed.
Resurrected and relocated, three of the Flemington Cut Glass buildings will be modeled to various degrees of accuracy; mainly the signs will impart the breadth of this ubiquitous, venerable old business.
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