REYNOLDSVILLE, PA., FACTORY SHOWING FURNACE, MACHINE AND LEHR
additional financial backing; and in August, 1906, formed the
Colburn Machine Glass Company.
During the following two years he built many
machines, crude at first, but gradually approaching a solution of the
difficult problems with which he found himself confronted. With him,
as with many inventors, success was always just ahead, leading him on
like the will-o'-the-wisp. He, however, had the inventor's temperament: