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Manufacturers Index - Fulton Iron & Engine Works

Fulton Iron & Engine Works
Detroit, MI, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery

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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
78,443 Jun. 02, 1868 Improvement in sawmills Augustus R. Ehlers Tannersville, PA This gang sawmill is seen in an 1875 advertisement from Fulton Iron & Engine Works, with patent assignee J. B. Wayne as treasurer.
RE6,185 Dec. 22, 1874 Improvement in sawmills Augustus R. Ehlers Tannersville, PA This gang sawmill is seen in an 1875 advertisement from Fulton Iron & Engine Works, with patent assignee J. B. Wayne as treasurer.
159,708 Feb. 09, 1875 Tire Upsetter Christian J. Reimold Saginaw, MI Chipman Houser & Co. - patent attorneys
This Tire Upsetter was advertised in the 1895 Charles A. Strelinger catalog from Detroit, MI.
It was also seen in an ad in The Blacksmith and Wheelwright magazine,Vol. XXXVII. No. 5, May 1898.
    Tire Upsetter Nolton Stoddard Saginaw, MI  
221,781 Nov. 18, 1879 Improvement in Combined Anvil and Vise James W. Cheney Detroit, MI This is a typical combination anvil/vise, with the added feature of being attached to a pivot plate to allow it to be swung end-for-end to use the anvil or vise as needed.

A known example nearly identical to the patent drawing is cast with the manufacturer's name on one side and "Cheney #10" and the patent date on the other.

A fancier model of this vise was also produced, featuring a pivoting rear face. These are marked with the same patent date and manufacturer information, but are marked "Cheney #30".
351,024 Oct. 19, 1886 Blacksmith's Shears John W. Devero Corning, Nemaha County, KS