Howe Scales

Location: Rutland
Tag(s): Industry
Historical Category: Technology History
Video Date: 01/22/19

The Howe Scale Company became internationally-known for their innovative and accurate scales for weighing everything from airplanes to newborn babies. Though started by the Brandon Manufacturing Company, it moved to Rutland in 1870 to take better advantage of rail transportation.

This Place in History is produced in partnership by Local 22 & Local 44 ( and the Vermont Historical Society.

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