Geiser: A Waynesboro Industrial Icon's History and Legacy
Geiser: A Waynesboro Industrial Icon’s History and Legacy, is written by Bill Helfrick, Mike Rohrer and Dave Thompson. It covers the life of Peter Geiser from his humble beginnings in Smithsburg Maryland where he patented his grain separator, his move to Waynesboro to the old Frick company shops to form the Geiser Manufacturing Company through growth and expansion which saw the Landis brothers come to Waynesboro, to the sale of the company to Emerson-Brantingham and back to buyers in Waynesboro to the great fire in 1940 that ended one of the true pioneering companies of the time. Soft cover, 132 pages. Book measures 6 1/2" x 9 1/4". Lots of photos. Many factory photos and pictures of Geiser steam and threshing equipment. December 2014 release by the Waynesboro Area Industrial Museum, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. These books are autographed by all three authors.