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Manufacturers Index - Holly Mfg. Co.
History
Last Modified: Nov 1 2012 11:22AM by joelr4
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      The Holly Mfg. Co. was founded in 1859 in Lockport, NY by Birdsill Holly. It became one of the largest firms producing Holly patent Steam Engines and Pumps.

      The plant of the Holly Mfg. Co. was transferred to the Worthington Pump & Machinery Corp. on 15 Jul 1915.

      A biography of Birdsill Holly may be found at the Lockport Cave web site.

Information Sources

  • American Steam Engine Builders: 1800-1900 by Kenneth L. Cope, 2006 page 121
  • Poor's Manual of Industrials Volume 7, 1916 page 2987
  • Scientific American 07 Jan 1888