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Niles Tool Works Co

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1893. Double Plate Planing Machine.
1893. Stud Lathe at the 1893 Chicago International Exhibition.
1893. 90-Inch Gun Lathe; 1893 Chicago International Exhibition.
1893. Planing Machine at the 1893 Chicago International Exhibition.
1897. Horizontal Duplex Milling Machine.
1898. Duplex milling machine.
August 1899.
February 1901.
January 1902.
1903. Slotter.
1903. 54in slotter.

of Hamilton and Cincinatti, Ohio

The UK office of the US-based company was at Victoria Street, London.

Established in 1845 as Niles & Co, by brothers James and Jonathan Niles. In 1869 they sold the firm to James W.Gaff, Alexander Gordon and George A. Gray, who renamed the business Niles Tool Works. The company moved to Hamilton, Ohio in 1873 and specialised in machine tools. They incorporated in 1873. Gray left in 1877 to form the G. A. Gray Co. In 1899 the Niles Tool Works merged into the Niles-Bement-Pond Co.[1]

1900 Catalogue of machines.[2]

See also here[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] - Niles Tool Works
  2. The Engineer 1900/11/09 p481
  3. [2] Butler County Place Names‎ - Niles Tool Works