New Web Site
March 1, 2010
This web site has been totally reworked and now includes addtional information on Burch popcorn machines.
Although called the Manley Popcorn Machine Forum, it deals with anything related to Manley popcorn, including its precdecssor company--Burch Manufacturing Company. So, please come join us and talk about Burch and/or Manley popcorn machines.
The J.H. Fentress Museum specializes in in Holcomb & Hoke popcorn machines. Here is the source for information on Holcomb & Hoke popcorn machines. The Museum does have a Burch and a Manley popcorn machine, but the web site concentrates on Hoclomb & Hoke popcorn machines.
The Wyandot Popcorn Museum in Marion, Ohio has a wide variety of popcorn machines. They have many early Cretor machines, as well as Holcomb & Hoke, Burch, and Manley machines. The web site has several videos of these machines.
The above link takes you to the history page of C. Cretors and Company that has been in business for over 100 years.
C. Cretors and Company also has several pages with historical catalogs of various popcorn machine companies. Please use the following links to get to these pages on the C. Cretors and Company website: