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Manufacturers Index - Flinchbaugh Mfg. Co.

Flinchbaugh Mfg. Co.
York, PA; Greencastle, PA, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Steam and Gas Engines

Last Modified: Mar 8 2014 9:41PM by joelr4
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      Founded ca 1898, to make Gas Engines for farm use.

      Waynesboro, Pa., Nov. 19, 1915—The Landis Tool Co., Waynesboro, Pa., this week purchased at private sale the plant of the Flinchbaugh Mfg. Co. of Greencastle. The price paid was $42,500. The Flinchbaugh Company, which was engaged in the manufacture of gasoline engines and tractors, moved from York to Greencastle two years ago and was financed by citizens of Greencastle and vicinity.

     The Landis Tool Co., employing 800 persons, manufactures the Landis shock diffuser and other automobile accessories. The company has been rushed with work for the past two years. Last Saturday the employees were given an increase of 1 cent an hour.

Information Sources

  • The Automoble magazine 25 Nov 1915 page 985
  • American Gasoline Engines Since 1872 by C. H. Wendel, Volume #1, 1983 pages 174-175
  • The Complete Guide to Stationary Gas Engines by Mark Meincke, 1996 page 119