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Manufacturers Index - Fitchburg Machine Works, S. C. Wright & Co.

Fitchburg Machine Works, S. C. Wright & Co.
Fitchburg, MA, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery

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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
63,977 Apr. 16, 1867 Improved friction clutch Sylvester C. Wright Fitchburg, MA This patent relates to an engine lathe. The patent date is reported on an engine lathe attributed to S. C. Wright, which was renamed in 1867 to Fitchburg Machine Works.
382,653 May. 08, 1888 Clamping Device for Cross Beams of Planers George L. Marble Fitchburg, Worcester County, MA
1,027,496 May. 28, 1912 Lathe Edward L. Mills Fitchburg, MA The specification is ambiguous as to whether the lathe is for metalworking or woodworking, and the USPTO classified it as both. However, Frank Morrison, an expert on Fitchburg Machine Works, does not believe it was ever sold as a woodworking lathe.
1,031,726 Jul. 09, 1912 Lathe attachment for turning taper surfaces John Walter Whitford Jersey City, NJ
    Lathe attachment for turning taper surfaces Edward Lewis Mills Fitchburg, MA  
1,125,778 Jan. 19, 1915 Tool-holding device for lathes Lyman M. Waite Fitchburg, MA This tool holder was intended for use on the multi-spindle lathe of patent 926,736.
1,169,867 Feb. 01, 1916 Metal-working machine William Reynolds Paterson, NJ
1,222,954 Apr. 17, 1917 Threading mechanism for automatic lathes John F. Judd Fitchburg, MA Intended to be used with the multi-spindle lathe of patent 926,735.
    Threading mechanism for automatic lathes James J. Hogan Fitchburg, MA