Leo Capouellez of Altoona submitted this photo of workers from Alto Glass Co. installing glass on an addition to the front entrance of the WTAJ-TV station on Sixth Avenue. Shown are (from left): top — Leo Capouellez and Rosey Stitt (deceased); bottom — Bob Musselman (deceased) and Bob Simanski. Walter Bieber, who died Jan. 22, 2016, at the age of 91, opened Alto Glass, his first glass company in Pennsylvania, and then expanded its operations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Florida. The company completed major installations at Penn State University, Walter Reed Medical Center, the National Arboretum, the Mormon Temple in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore/Washington International Airport.
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