Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,106 pages of information and 233,633 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
of New York of New York
Eliphalet Lyon supported Richard Dudgeon in developing and making portable hydraulic presses, patented by Dudgeon in 1851. In 1859 the patnership of Dudgeon & Lyon was created. Subsequently the partnership was dissolved,and the two men started separate competing businesses, as E. Lyon & Co. and as Richard Dudgeon.
Watson died in 1896 and Stillman assumed sole control of the business.
In 1904 the company reorganized as the Watson-Stillman Co. and moved to Aldene (now Roselle), NJ.