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John Blackwood Hodge and Co

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Distributors, hirers and servicers of heavy earth moving equipment

1947 Sole Agent and Distributors for Cummins diesels[1], Euclid Wagons, Link Belt Excavators, La Plante Choate Dozing and Scraping Equipment, Cleveland Trenchers, Galion Road Graders and Rollers[2]

1953 29 subsidiaries. Bernard Sunley had been largely responsible for building up the organisation to its current extent.

1953 Company acquired by Leanora Corporation; name changed to Blackwood Hodge Holdings[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 10, 1947
  2. The Times, Mar 10, 1947
  3. The Times Apr 09, 1953