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Manufacturers Index - Hooven, Owens & Rentschler Co.

Hooven, Owens & Rentschler Co.
Hamilton, OH, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Steam and Gas Engines

Last Modified: Jul 4 2014 1:15PM by joelr4
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The Hooven, Owens & Rentschler Co. was formed in 1882 as the successor to the Owens, Lane & Dyer Machine Co. and the John C. Hooven Co. Its principals were George A. Rentschler and his associates, J.C. Hooven, Henry C. Sohn, George H. Helvey and James E. Campbell.

Information Sources

  • American Steam Engine Builders: 1800-1900 by Kenneth L. Cope, 2006 page 122
  • Steam Power on the American Farm by Reynold M. Wik, 1953 page 255
  • The Steam Tractor Encyclopedia by John F. Spalding & Robert T. Rhode, 2011 pages 294-301