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The Hamburg Broom Works building was established in the year 1894 by a man named Wilson Schmick. The company remained a public entity from 1923-1999, after then going private. In the later years, it became one of the assets of the Hamburg Industries, Inc. and it is no longer operational.


  • A vintage advertisement for Hamburg Broom Works featuring a maid in a green dress, sweeping the floor with a straw broom, 1920
  • A vintage advertisement for Hamburg Broom Works featuring a locomotive from the near Reading Railroad, 1920
“Advertisement for Hamburg Broom Works with Locomotive.” Magnoliabox, Magnolia Box, 2018, www.magnoliabox.com/products/advertisement-for-hamburg-broom-works-with-locomotive-42-53316055.

Found Image Holdings Inc. “Advertisement for Hamburg Broom Works with Sweeping Maid.”Getty Images, Getty Images, 1 Jan. 1900, www.gettyimages.com/detail/news-photo/vintage-illustration-of-a-maid-in-a-green-dress-and-white-news....