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Elias Cornelius Atkins arrived in Indianapolis in 1856 with a third grade education and 0 in his pocket.
He was a third generation sawmaker, so he opened a small saw factory on South East Street.
Some years after Atkins’ death, historian Jacob Piatt Dunn wrote that Atkins’ success was founded upon his “unlimited courage, ability, and determination.” I was not familiar with either E. Atkins or his saw factory when I started researching this article. Atkins story, I found that the real horror lay in the fact that downtown Indianapolis was once home to the largest saw factory in the world In 1903, E. Atkins & Company expanded its footprint in downtown Indianapolis when it acquired the Manufacturers’ Building and Power Company on South Illinois Street.
I had seen some saw-shaped promotional items for Atkins’ company sell recently on ebay, and thought it would be fun to write about saws this week, given the starring role that saws have played in many recent Halloween horror flicks. Parry Cart Works had previously occupied the site, but was relocating to West Indianapolis.
As a Blacksmith I have bought old tools at auctions, and sometimes end up with more tools than I want.
I have some old crosscut saws that I have been cleaning up to use around the yard to cut up unwanted Box Elder trees that are blocking the view of the water.
Sarah Atkins threw herself back into with local club activities, holding office at one time or another in every club in which she was a member, including a stint as president of the Indianapolis Women’s Club.
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Why would anyone want to use an old two man crosscut saw when chainsaws work so well? When set up and sharp they cut well, are good exercise, and don't make annoying noise.
He also made an earnest effort to establish a Baptist University in Indianapolis, donating forty acres of land lying between Meridian Street and Central Avenue north of 32nd Street.
When plans for the university failed to materialize, Atkins donated the ,000 tract to help establish the Theological Seminary of the University of Chicago. Atkins died in 1901, just a few months before his 68th birthday.
Elias continued his lay work in the Baptist Church, which he had joined when he first arrived in Indianapolis in 1856.