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Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co

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Exhibit at Beamish Museum.
1893. 10-Ton Pillar Crane: 1893 Chicago International Exhibition.
March 1958.

1868 Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co. were established in October 1868 at Stamford, Connecticut, USA by Linus Yale (junior) and Henry R. Towne.

1883 Albert H. Emery patented testing machines, dynamometers, etc[1] on behalf of a subsidiary of the Yale and Towne Manufacturing Co of Stamford, Conn, USA.

1885 Gold medal for invention in respect of locks.

1904 British subsidiary, Yale and Towne Co, was established

1909 US licensees of the differential pulley block invented by Thomas A. Weston[2]

1963 Eaton Manufacturing Co of Cleveland, USA acquired Yale and Towne, forming Eaton Yale and Towne[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1883/08/24
  2. The Times (London, England), Wednesday, May 26, 1909
  3. The Times, Apr 20, 1966