Largest Crankcase Engine Built in 1903

Built by the De La Vergne Engine Works in 1903, this 125 HP, 40 ton engine was on display at the 1904 World’s Fair in St. Louis, Missouri. After the World’s Fair, it was installed at W.F. Norman where it was used for almost seventy-two years…

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Installing a Tin Ceiling

Follow this tin ceiling installation project in a 1900 bungalow house and learn the step-by-step process of installing our products.

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The Joplin Globe

A block off the square, the W.F. Norman Corp. has for 120 years produced something found in towns throughout the region. They are found in churches, historic theaters, downtown businesses, homes and courthouses.

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1898 The W.F. Norman Story

Watch this 20-minute video, taking you back in time to see the history of our over 115 year old family owned manufacturing business in Nevada, Missouri.

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