The principal manufactures of East Orange are electrical machinery, apparatus, and supplies (the factory of the Crocker-Wheeler Co.
The American Crocker Land expedition, from its base at Etah, surveyed part of the coast between Etah and Hall Basin in 1914-5 and made an hydrographic survey of Foulke Fjord.
This expedition was sent in 1913 by the American Geographical Society and other bodies in the United States to search for Crocker Land, which had been reported by Peary in 1906 as lying to the W.
Of Isachsen I., indicates the possible occurrence of land in the eastern part of that sea, although Crocker Land has turned out to be a myth.
Accounts of the Crocker Land expedition are to be found in the Geog.
Among the buildings in the burned section restored since 1906, the Union Trust, Mutual Savings, Merchants Exchange, Crocker, Flood and the Call (newspaper) buildings are notable.