Charles Schifferdecker: Bottling Beer Even Faster

Charles Schifferdecker was one of the richest men in Joplin and his elaborate red stone home still stands. A source of his wealth was beer and this article from 1880 notes Schifferdecker’s purchase of a new bottling machine due to high demand of the young mining town.

Schifferdecker bottling machine article

Article from the 1880 Joplin News Herald

Source: Joplin News Herald