Machinery Manufacturers, 1932
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Brief Description: This collection consists of sales literature discussing the company’s products.
Held at:
Historical Construction Equipment Association
16623 Liberty Hi Rd
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Phone: 419-352-5616
Fax: 419-352-6068
Email: tberry [at]
Record Series Number: 1/101/989
Created by: Machinery Manufacturers
Volume: 1.0 Items
Arrangement: Group 1, Machinery Records, is arranged by record format, record type and subseries.
Biographical Note for Machinery Manufacturers : According to correspondence found with this company’s sales literature, the Wonder Hoist hand winch was produced by Beckwith Machine Company (Collection 149) in Ravenna, Ohio. Circa July 1931, the patterns, inventory and spare parts for the line was sold to Edward R. Bacon Company (Collection 2331) of San Francisco, California. The winch was produced by Machinery Manufacturers in San Francisco, California as of April 1932. A letter from Edward R. Bacon dated April 1937 states that Machinery Manufacturers had been out of business for several years and that parts for the Wonder Hoist were no longer available.
Access Restrictions: There are no restrictions on this collection.
Subject Index
Beckwith Machine Company
Edward R. Bacon Company
Hand winch
Machinery Manufacturers
Ravenna, Ohio
San Francisco, California
Wonder Hoist
Genres/Forms of Material
Sales literature
Spec sheet
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes:   This is an artificial collection comprised of records from multiple accessions. Initial records in this collection were received from the Judd Griffith Collection, Accession 2000-0113.
Related Materials: Collection 149, Beckwith Machine Company, also contains sales literature for the Wonder Hoist.