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Manufacturers Index - McDonough Manufacturing Co.

McDonough Manufacturing Co.
Eau Claire, WI, U.S.A.
Company Website: http://www.mcdonough-mfg.com/
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery

History
Last Modified: Jun 24 2019 6:50PM by krucker
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Since 1888, when it was founded by Frank McDonough. This company made band sawmills and resaws. They also made toolroom grinders under the Sterling brand.

Information Sources

  • Ad in 1955-56 Hitchcock's Wood Worker's Digest Directory, which says this company is the "world's largest producer of band resaws."
  • The U. S. Forest Products Laboratory published a booklet dated March 1936, Operating small sawmills, methods, bibliography, and sources of equipment by C. J. Telford. A table lists the makers of various types of equipment, including circular sawmills, band sawmills, edgers, and planers. This company was listed as a maker of band sawmills.

Serial Number Information

The following serial number information was discovered for McDonough Mfg. Co. in an untitled and undated document:

54" Resaw 46" Resaw
1955 54-909
1960 54-1001
1965 54-1070
1970 54-1177
1975 54-1249
1976 54-1265 46-106
1977 54-1282 46-112
1978 54-1294
1980 54-1340 46-113
1982 54-1361 46-115
1984 54-1379
1986 54-1394
1987 54-1407
1988 54-1427
1989 54-1434
1990 54-1447
1991 54-1453 46-119
1992 54-1463 46-120
1993 54-1469 46-121
1994 54-1481