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Roy Belshaw Waterous Collection
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Company History

Series consists of a box of historical articles, photos and newspaper clippings about the Waterous companies. A binder containing histories of Koehring subsidiaries 1966-1969. A scrapbook covering the Waterous centennial in July 1944 and a photo a...

Employee-Related Material

Three minute books of the Brantford Lodge 1105 of the International Association of Machinists 1945-1956, Waterous/AMCA Quarter Century Club 1946-1981 and Waterous Employees Credit Union 1952, 1991. A file on M. Helen Straith, Waterous’ first draf...

Insurance Appraisals

Series includes bound volumes, covering the appraisals in 1912, 1941, 1947 and 1955. Each assessement includes a complete inventory as well as an assessment of the value of the building, machinery and other items in the Waterous factory in Brantf...

Koehring-Waterous Negatives

Photos of Koehring-Waterous Ltd. products relating to pulp and paper (grinders, chippers, beaters and screens) governors and asphalt plants. Also some photos of the company’s machine shop and assembly floor.

Minutes

Series consists minutes of the Directors of the Waterous Engine Works Co. 1874-1926, Waterous Ltd. 1926-1953 and Canadian Koehring-Waterous Co. Ltd. 1953-1957. Early volumes include information concerning shareholders and shareholders’ minutes. A...

Order Books

Series consists of an order book containing data on Waterous’ orders 1890-1905 as well as five books containing orders and specifications for boiler construction 1912-1946. Also two order books for McEwen stationary steam engines manufactured by ...

Product Catalogs, Manuals and Price Lists

The series includes a rare illustrated catalogue of the Waterous product range circa 1875. Other illustrated product catalogs are from 1890-1892, many of them annotated by their original owners, as well as loose product sheets and cards. Products...

Roy Belshaw Waterous Collection

  • CA ON00419 WAT
  • Collection
  • 1837-2009, predominantly 1890-1970

The collection consists of engineering drawings, photographic material, company records, employee records, product catalogues, company research, and other material relating to Waterous equipment, plant operations, and the employees of the Waterous...

Waterous Engine Works Company

Roy Belshaw and Family

Series consists of Waterous employment files for Samuel, Wilfred and Roy Belshaw 1921-1969. Roy Belshaw’s apprenticeship papers 1941-1944 and 25 year certificates 1971. Belshaw’s correspondence and research files show him as the unofficial histo...

Waterous Engineering Drawings

Series consists of engineering drawings produced by the Waterous drafting office for its internal needs and for external clients. Machinery includes circular and band sawmills including log handling equipment, power transmission systems and Big a...

Waterous Engineering Drawings Microfilm

Series consists of 26 reels of 35 mm microfilm containing A, B, C, and D size technical drawings produced by the Waterous Engine Works between 1905 and 1907. Reel 27 contains a three part index. These microfilms were made in 1947 and early 1948. ...

Waterous Glass Plate Negatives

Series consists of 8 x 10 inch glass plate negatives of Waterous road equipment, ranging from steam traction engines to fire trucks, ladder and hose trucks and road rollers. The photo numbers start at 236 and go to 3954, with one additional plate ...

Waterous Large Negatives

The series consists of 8 x 10 negatives of Waterous Company products ranging from fire equipment to road rollers. There are a large number of unidentified negatives in this series.

Waterous Oversize Prints

Some unidentified group photos of Waterous employees, five photos of members of the Waterous 25 Year Club 1944-1982. Three prints of Brantford sports teams “Homedale Tigers” 1913, “Waterous F.C.” 1936-1938 and “Waterous Ladies Basketball Club” 19...

Waterous Photographic Prints

Series includes two boxes of un-numbered and numbered photos of Waterous equipment, factory, yard, homes, and etc., mostly from the Waterous period, but with 27 prints from the Koehring-Waterous years. There is also an index listing Waterous and...

Waterous Small Negatives

Series consists of 45 3 x 5 negative copies of selected images from the glass plate series covering fire fighting equipment and equipment demonstrations. Fifteen of the images have no negative number. These copies were made in 2005.