Bjorn Heyning's Pictures for Volume One of Heath Stories
This document was updated on Sunday, 2 February 2003.
Note: Except for the cover page, the following illustrations
appear after the associated titles. The captions are Bjorn's.
- hsp00.jpg (23K):
Cover page that shows sketches of Ed Heath and Howard Anthony.
The title is: Heath Stories From Ed Heath
Howard Anthony to the Present
- hsp01.jpg (20K):
Ed Heath (1888-1931) in his prize-winning Baby Bullet (1928).
- hsp02.jpg (37K):
Ed Heath in his float-equipped Heath Parasol plane (1930?).
- hsp03.jpg (27K):
Probably in Heath plant on Sedgewick Ave. Chicago, late 20's.
- Heath Stories #1
- hsp04.jpg (17k):
Howard E. Anthony, owner of Heath Co. 1935-1954, creator of
Heathkit electronic kits.
- hsp05.jpg (28K):
Heath employees, Christmas 1942. From the files of Charles P.
Christy (middle right), showing amongst others Grant Blacken
(lower left), Dick Cook (upper left) Ralph Lhotka (top, 3rd
from right), and Stan Davis (top, 7th from right).
- Heath Stories #4
- hsp06.jpg (32K):
Heath plant on Territorial, B.H. after expansion in 1952. V-M
building (formerly Baker-Vawter) in back across alley. Firestone
store at left, Barentsen Candy at right. Far back behind tall part
of V-M and across Park St. is warehouse where Howard had his boats
build around 1950.
- Heath Stories #5
- hsp07.jpg (33K):
Howard Anthony posing at workbench with Sweep Generator, TV chassis
and Oscilloscope (1953).
- Heath Stories #6
- hsp08.jpg (24K):
Main office in expanded plant on Territorial, B.H. Left front
Helen C. Anthony, second on right Lois Rudduck, far left Gaylord
Russell and Gene Fiebich, center Les Tacy, right rear Ellis Grear
and Bob Swander.
- Heath Stories #14
- hsp09.jpg (25K):
Hilltop Rd. S.J. plant Chief Eng. office (early 60's) with
Carl Phlegar, Bill Hanna, Bjorn Heyning, Gene Fiebich, Joe Shafer,
and Ray Freridge.
- Heath Stories #15
- hsp10.jpg (24K):
Hilltop Rd. S.J. plant. Chief Eng. office (early 60's) with
Bjorn Heyning, Gen Fiebich, Bill Hanna, Carl Phlegar, Joe Shafer
and Ray Frefidge.
- Heath Stories #18
- hsp11.jpg (30K):
Shipping Department at the Fair Avenue building about 1956.
- hsp12.jpg (34K):
Shipping Department at the Fair Avenu building about 1956. Left
foreground: Lillian Craig. Background: Kenny Brower, Jack
Lybrook, Sam Summers, Heinz Gellert.
- hsp13.jpg (26K):
1953 or 1954: George Pudellm Chuck Miller, and Dick Nichols.
- hsp14.jpg (26K):
First construction on the present Hilltop Road building, 1957,
looking toward the East.
- hsp15.jpg (28K):
Heath office staff in 1958. Second row from left: Fay West,
Emma Anderson, Jo Ott, Emily Zirk, Roy Shoemaker. Right wall,
center, Jo Cripe.
- hsp16.jpg (28K):
Addressograph department, about 1959. Left foreground: Ann
- hsp17.jpg (26K):
Tech Correspondence, 1959. Foreground: Marge Lindberg, Don
Godfrey, Bill Lacy, Rex Remer, Bob Scowcroft, Dick Katterheinrich.
Right rear: Gerry Krepp, Mary Kay Dollar.
- hsp18.jpg (31K):
Front lobby, about 1960. Right rear: Daystrom Board Chairman
T.R. Jones, Lee Sneden. Left Rear: Manufacturer's "sales rep"
Bill Meily, calling one of the engineers.
- hsp19.jpg (26K):
Design Engineer Bill Hanna at his workbench. Early 60's.
- hsp20.jpg (32K):
Cardboard storage area. Date uncertain.
- hsp21.jpg (21K):
Engineering week at Heath, February 22, 1973. Tour guide George
Keen, Gene Fiebich, Bjorn Heyning, and two young men from
Bloomingdale High School.
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