Excerpt from The Industries of the City of Indianapolis: The Advantages Offered for Business Location and the Investment of Capital The manufacturing industries of Indiana have been rapidly growing in volume for the past forty years, and are annually becoming more varied. According to the statistics made in this department, the State, in the value of her manufactured products and in the number of her citizens employed, ranks higher than many States whose facili ties may be regarded as superior; and consequently the number of persons employed is increasing in a greater ratio than in many of her sister States. New industries are constantly being added to the list, and this alone justifies the conclusion that in the near future Indiana will become one of the leading manufacturing States of the Union. The following table, which does t, however, include those employed in mining operations, r upon railroad work, demonstrates the steady growth of this interest. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.