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Photo courtesy: Bob Reding
Photo courtesy: Bob Reding
BURKE ALUMATIC. Established in 1947, Burke Alumatic in 1951 was located at 44 Main according to the Dubuque City Directory.

The 1957 through 1964 Dubuque City Directory listed 727 Central.

The 1966 and 1968 Dubuque City Directory listed 725 Central.

From 1970 until 1980 the company was located at 62 E. 7th St. The company specialized in siding, insulation, and home improvements.

The 1983 through 1993 Dubuque City Directory listed 1993 Asbury Road.



"Economy Helps Burke Alumatic," Telegraph Herald, May 9, 1982, p. 16